I thought we could all use something lighter after my last couple of posts about pet food. I know I could. While I think it’s a hugely important issue, I can only think about it so much, and hope you welcome the break as well. We all just do the … Continue reading
Feel like a good laugh? In the mood for humour that’s rooted in family observations, musical and politcal references, and an overall silliness of sparring brothers? Still touring and performing live after more than 50 years, the Smothers Brothers are an amazing comedy duo. They often blend their musical talents … Continue reading
One of the big tech news stories this week has been the release of the long anticipated Apple iPad. At times, all the jokes and puns due to the ‘pad’ part of its name have overshadowed talk about its design and features. Who would have thought feminine hygiene products would … Continue reading
In the wonderful world of the internet, jokes and videos get passed around so much that we can become almost oblivious to forwards, passing over them almost without a thought. There’s always the chance with that tactic however, that we may miss something we might enjoy. Also a possibility in … Continue reading
How about a movie to go with that dinner yesterday? A digital dessert of sorts. While not organic, they all do feature living, breathing, organic beings, aka us humans. So with that in mind, here are a few movies available on DVD that may be a little less well known, but that are all among my personal favourites. Continue reading
…Oh my. Yet again, we can learn so much from our fellow animals. Three animals from three different continents have become their own little family, the best of friends. When they were only about 2 months old, Leo the lion, Shere Khan the tiger, and Baloo the bear, were all … Continue reading
There is perhaps nothing more subjective than art in its many forms. Two people can look or listen to the same thing, and see or hear a completely different thing. Thankfully, we each get to have our own artistic favourites.
One that I have held dear since I first heard it a few years ago, is Opera Australia’s 1993 production of La Boheme, directed by Baz Luhrmann. Starring David Hobson and Cheryl Barker, it was recorded live and is available on DVD. Continue reading