Dear Channel 9 and The Voice: Kids, I am unashamedly a fan of The Voice. While I may not watch every episode, I enjoy seeing people perform and develop their stage persona throughout the show. I enjoy the successes and train wrecks alike, as would anyone else. Because of this, I am naturally intrigued as to how The Voice: … More Dear ‘The Voice: Kids’
Having been a part of the amateur theatre scene (as both a performer and on the rehearsal team) since I was ten, the rehearsal period for a show has come to be one of my most familiar and most treasured experiences. Any theatre people will know, the process of preparing for a show can often … More The 9 Stages of Theatre Rehearsals
Two pieces of news irritated me this evening. Justin Bieber behaved like an arrogant brat in a court deposition and Kyle Sandilands asked creepy, out-of-line questions of Kiwi singer Lorde in a radio interview. Sure, Bieber’s been obnoxious for years and Kyle has never made a secret of his “controversial” schtick. This is hardly news. … More Misbehaving celebrities: A vicious cycle
I consider myself a feminist. I’m going to get that out of the way early. There are many people* today who consider feminism to be “the other F word”; afraid to apply it to themselves because of the years of baggage and stereotyping that come along with it. But that’s a discussion for another post. … More Does wanting to look good make me a bad feminist?
Dear Review Australia, I would like to start by saying that I come in peace. I adore Review clothing. It is so feminine and classic and beautiful, in a timeless and elegant way that means it doesn’t date. I am trying to grow my collection and have worn your clothing to work, parties, family Christmas … More An Open Letter to Review Australia
Today, the Victorian Year 12 results were released. As my sister has just completed Year 12, the whole family was up at 7am to receive the text message and – depending on the outcome – console or congratulate her. As it turns out, no consolation was required. My sister received a score high enough to … More Ignoring the Middle of the Bell Curve: Media Coverage of the VCE Results