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"Adore" by Anne Fontaine (Australia, 2013)

Excellent scenario and some fantastic editing.
Many have called it a bad movie (see the main ratings) because of its scandalous theme – two middle-aged women falling for two young men they know. 61 more words


Fifteen Years Ago

On the 18th of January, 2003, huge parts of Canberra, Australia’s capital city, were hit by a massive firestorm. People died and many hundreds of homes were burnt. 11 more words


Fifteen Years

Go just over a minute in for footage of firemen driving through the streets around here. The video is from the middle of a summer’s day – not nighttime! 431 more words


The Melbourne Botanic Gardens

One of the things we enjoy on holiday is taking a stroll in the evening after we’ve eaten – if the weather permits. Well that wasn’t a problem while we were in Melbourne. 208 more words


The Barwon River: Breakwater to Barwon Heads

The Barwon stretches from the misty Otways to the Sheepwash and the sea, and it is this lower end that I’ve fished and explored for the last three years, but yesterday was the first that I’d seen the river as it was meant to be seen. 1,428 more words

Travel And Reminiscences

Fifteen Years

I’ve mentioned this disaster before, but today is the fifteenth anniversary of the freakish firestorm that tore through Canberra, Australia’s capital city. Unlike other bushfires, this one burnt into the city itself, claiming lives and destroying many hundreds of buildings. 110 more words


Father Finds Son After Following Intuition

A teenager is “very lucky to be alive” after his father hired a helicopter on a hunch, which then discovered the kid trapped in his car off the side of the road. 304 more words