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Liz Jackson….a reminder to cherish everyday moments

Last night legendary Four Corners reporter Liz Jackson bravely showed immense courage by exposing her suffering and vulnerability on screen. The former reporter has been diagnosed with Parkinsons disease and every moment is a struggle. Last night's documentary, filmed by her husband, was raw and unflinching. What she believed to be depression emerged as a … Continue reading Liz Jackson….a reminder to cherish everyday moments

American Sniper reminds us why the silver screen still sparkles so bright

Last night we watched American Sniper and I was reminded so powerfully why films are so vital despite this fast paced access-all-areas internet age. It's the sheer emotional power of the detailed "as it is so" storytelling. Yes, we can see vivid videos of close combat warfare, read books, articles and watch documentaries. But its … Continue reading American Sniper reminds us why the silver screen still sparkles so bright

Ode to England

I departed for Australia eight years ago as a hardened, slightly disillusioned Londoner seeking sun, adventure and blue skies. And if I was honest, love. And I found it. From speedboating with dolphins in Sydney's Pittwater to new friends.....then, a proposal and two babies followed. What a ride. What a lucky country. But there is … Continue reading Ode to England