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It’s 1984 and as Australia face off against of political conflicts and fear, systemic poverty, mega powers flexing their nuclear muscle, and the home-grown unwashable stain of a nation’s refusal to acknowledge the legacy of racism towards its indigenous culture – Midnight Oil embark on a national tour of their album, Red…
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So excited my first non fiction piece published by a podcast, Memoria podcast! My interview and piece published here – Listen here https://www.memoriapodcast.com/s2ep7-nakedwomaninparis/ The Naked Woman in Paris, written by Simmon Wagner The Naked Woman in Paris has maturity only in hindsight. On this trip, I was very much in love with my wonderful husband, exploring Switzerland, … More Published! My first non fiction piece published by a podcast, Memoria podcast
In times of political, environmental and global uncertainty oftentimes all we need are powerful songs of protest, an incredible band and a gyrating frontman.
A rewrite of one of my favourite documentaries – Published by GoMovie Reviews and on my blog theloveauthentic. Enjoy! … More Film Review, ‘Midnight Oil 1984’.
What they do with a simple black and white selfie is sheer artistic magic. As the pair travel through rural France ensconced in JR’s incredible photo truck– an instamatic camera on wheels – they unearth the extraordinary in the ordinary story rich faces of rural French villagers.
And then JR (38) dangling like a dapper clad Spiderman scales colossal heights hanging from scaffolding – think six shipping containers high –with acrobatic ease he pastes up giant scale photographs, high upon walls. … More Visage Villages (Faces Places), Chance gave JR, an iconic contemporary photographer/muralist with over a million Instagram followers his first camera. He found it, abandoned on a subway. Destiny introduced him to his biggest idol, legendary filmmaker, director, writer, visual artist, Agnes Varda.
2018 is finally here! I couldn’t be more excited. I have just come back from 4 glorious days in Sydney, catching up with old friends, sailing, swimming and sleeping on Sydney Harbour – and afternoon dozing in a sea breeze with champagne lips – the best! Then doing it all again!
There are so many new things I am excited to dive into in 2018. I haven’t made any resolutions only that I’m not going to overthink too much and I’m just going to get out of my own way and enjoy all I have, a bit like the characters here in Nut Job 2, Nutty by Nature, my first 2018 movie review, published for Go Movies.
Enjoy! Simmon X @theloveauthentic … More 2018 resolution – ‘Less judgement and more nuts’ ‘A Nut Job 2, Nutty by Nature’.What can go wrong is what makes this film so right.
I felt haunted by the film’s imagery of tender grieving and the paradox of grieving a love torn apart by unforeseen tragedy and the living with love separated from the adored one.
Through the art of film Lowery poses the aesthetic as a response of grief and catastrophe.
A Ghost Story penetrates as a poignant reminder that the blessing of our good luck is to sit in witness to an event that is possible to each of us.
Our shared humanity wants to vouch safe the journey of love and for it not to leave us ill-prepared for the space that remains in the absence of the loved one. … More A Ghost Story – The paradox of living with love separated from the adored one’. #davidloweryaghoststory
An inspirational mum, Carrie Strongman is a woman who’s attitude embodies an unapologetic confidence in being a beautiful plus size woman. She also happens to be my mum. My mum is plus size and has always shown me how beautiful her curves are. If as a child, my raised eyebrows teased her as she sashayed … More Body shaming, plus-size and grace in action with cake.