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I'm a children's book author, radio presenter of 'By the Book' for Radio Northern Beaches, and freelance writer. Check out for more about "Daddy & the World's Longest Poo" (Independent Author Network Finalist) & my lifestyle/arts reviews.

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Writer Rank: 126
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Readers: 25767
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Articles: 75
Comments: 85
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My WeekendNotes - 75
"Mummy, those Grimm Tales were really good!" (Rob, aged 7)Whatever I might say here as an adult and a reviewer, the abov... [more]
15/01/2020 - 22/02/2020
Having missed Marian Street Theatre for Young People's last school holiday season, I was delighted to attend the wor... [more]
06/07/2019 - 20/07/2019
To this day my love of rhyming prose comes from the great Dr Seuss, so when I heard Lane Cove Theatre Company (LCTC) ha... [more]
16/11/2018 - 01/12/2018
When you hit 40, you start to notice that your body doesn't bounce back from things as it used to. You start falling int... [more]
I am always amazed by the level of commitment and goodwill in the local theatre community. These are everyday people... [more]
20/04/2018 - 28/04/2018
In a theatrical landscape that is often precarious and always competitive, celebrating twenty-one years, is a major mile... [more]
14/04/2018 - 12/05/2018
After two successful seasons in 2017, Rooftop Cinema returns to Luna Park Sydney for a third season, in Autumn 2018.... [more]
22/03/2018 - 30/04/2019
On 20 February at Manly Golf Club, Cancer Council NSW launched its second annual Stars of the Beaches: Dance for Cancer... [more]
City of Willoughby is a great supporter of the arts and creative industries. The Concourse, in the heart of Chatswood, ... [more]
03/01/2018 - 28/01/2018
All the fun of the Easter show, on a smaller scale, with limited numbers, and 90% of the attractions are suitable for ch... [more]
07/12/2017 - 27/12/2017
Every weekend in Sydney, A Magical Soiree takes place in the auspicious private members' venue, The Royal Automobile Cl... [more]
Throwing Shade Theatre Company proves that you don't need all the bells and whistles to present theatre. All you need is... [more]
22/11/2017 - 02/12/2017
The locals of Collaroy have been loving the barista coffee at Outpost Espresso for some time and now it's 'Freshie'... [more]
The last two films I have reviewed (Lady Macbeth and A Ghost Story) have been 'off the wall' and the latest is no excep... [more]
Sydneysiders, would you still rate this as one of the most iconic views in Sydney? Long live Luna Park and may the clown... [more]
I shouldn't really let you in on this secret but could there be a more tranquil place for Sunday lunch than the Engine R... [more]
How on earth would you create an authentic, entertaining musical adaptation of Shaun Tan's seminal picture book, The Re... [more]
19/10/2017 - 28/10/2017
Last night's opening performance of La Finta Giardiniera at The Independent Theatre, was an impressive display of o... [more]
06/10/2017 - 08/10/2017
As a writer for children, I'm fortunate to be immersed in a world of the imagination and creativity. I read and review a... [more]
Have you ever been to Old Government House at Parramatta and wondered what it would be like to go behind the scenes? Wel... [more]
Following the success of Beauty and the Beast's winter-run, Marian Street Theatre for Young People (MSTFYP) brings us ... [more]
25/09/2017 - 07/10/2017
The likes of Britain's ultra-cool, urban illusion super-star, Dynamo, have changed the modern magic landscape for th... [more]
23/09/2017 - 24/09/2017
A haunting female figure sits on a darkened stage, as the audience fills the stalls for opening night of Belvoir St Thea... [more]
16/09/2017 - 22/10/2017
If you're anything like me, you'll be over trendy and overpriced brunch spots around Sydney. I'd much rather a family-fr... [more]
As a devotee of literary history, I'm a big fan of Stratford-upon-Avon, an English national treasure. And while a lot st... [more]
Every so often a musical comes along that makes a bold statement and has a great score to match. Tony Award-winning Urin... [more]
15/09/2017 - 23/09/2017
If Buckinghamshire is anything to go by, England has taken the concept of suburban farm attractions to the next level. O... [more]
When I heard there was going to be a movie about emojis, my first reaction was cynical. I'm a technological 'slow adopte... [more]
On 6 July, Berkelouw Books Balgowlah hosted a special evening to celebrate the launch of Kate Forsyth's latest tome Beau... [more]
The image of a white sheet suspended in thin air, in the shape of a human body, is the most recognisable ghost iconograp... [more]
Stuck for ideas on things you can do locally with the kids, this school holidays? For families on the Lower North Shore,... [more]
01/07/2017 - 15/07/2017
Cancer Council NSW is synonymous with the fight against disease but were you aware that ninety-six per cent of its fundi... [more]
As a student of 19th Century literature, the opportunity to review Lady Macbeth, from BBC Films, was instantly appea... [more]
With the proliferation of international comedy festivals on the rise, audiences are getting to know a broader range of c... [more]
15/06/2017 - 17/06/2017
Whitney: Can I Be Me is an extraordinary new documentary film about the life and demise of one of the most successful po... [more]
15/06/2017 - 21/06/2017
When an area is known as a mecca for dining out and foodies are spoilt for choice, how do you know if a new restaurant i... [more]
The key to any picture book's appeal, is the quality of its illustrations. A touring exhibition from Books Illustrated b... [more]
22/04/2017 - 16/07/2017
Trial by media is a derogatory term and no doubt some judicial proceedings have been unfairly influenced by news coverag... [more]
I still remember Warwick Moss as the deep-voiced, enigmatic presenter from the Australian TV series, The Extraordinary i... [more]
25/04/2017 - 13/05/2017
As a theatre reviewer, I'm embarrassed to admit I'm an opera virgin. I have always been intimidated by its elevated stat... [more]
20/04/2017 - 23/04/2017
"Couldn't direct traffic down a one-way street," says Roy of the hapless Lewis, whose task of directing the mentally il... [more]
06/04/2017 - 09/04/2017
On 4 April, at NORTHS club in Cammeray, Cancer Council NSW launched its second annual Stars of the North Dance for Cance... [more]
I'll admit I'm a sucker for the Dracula myth and Bram Stoker's literary classic. I prefer adaptations to be faithful to ... [more]
15/08/2017 - 02/09/2017
What sets a good bookshop apart from the rest? These days it's the big bookstore chains that are feeling the pinch while... [more]
Engaging wriggly children with live theatre, one of the most immediate art forms, is not an easy task. One of the theatr... [more]
My family and I take weekend trips to Port Macquarie regularly and as it's a 5-hour drive from Sydney, we are always loo... [more]
Cupping? Is that the thing that Gwyneth Paltrow had done at an acupuncturist? Well, yes but did you know that 'cuppin... [more]
I've always wanted to go to NIDA and I was fortunate enough to be invited to Parade Theatre, for the world premiere of S... [more]
07/03/2017 - 18/03/2017
For thirty-three years, the Bobby Goldsmith Foundation (BGF) has worked tirelessly to provide care and support for peopl... [more]
01/03/2017 - 07/03/2017
"Honey, why don't we go for breakfast today? It's 11.30am but I hear they are doing great all-day breakfasts in that tre... [more]
When I was a little girl I loved dancing. I gravitated towards ballet and after a short-lived career as a ballerina, I d... [more]
Not to be confused with The Woman in Black, a gothic horror story adapted to film and theatre, The Women in Black, is a ... [more]
27/03/2017 - 02/04/2017
I will admit it's been a while since I've been in a library. My first job out of school was Library Assistant, so I am n... [more]
Every harbour vista from the upper level of the Cockatoo Island World Heritage site is spectacular. This one fascinated ... [more]
Just a hop, skip and a ferry from Palm Beach is beautiful Ettalong on the Central Coast, with its calm waters and family... [more]
Narrabeen locals love this spot on the lake for its calm, warm waters, perfect for paddle boarding and just plain paddli... [more]
If you've had the pleasure of a day trip to Cockatoo Island, you'll understand why it is a favourite for WeekendNotes wr... [more]
The popularity of musical theatre shows no signs of abating, with more big productions hitting the stages of Sydney than... [more]
16/01/2017 - 28/01/2017
With barista chains and bakery franchises proliferating by the day, it is ever so refreshing to discover an independent ... [more]
With the summer holidays in full swing for many, your winter break may appear as a distant speck on the horizon. It will... [more]
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