RIP Tom Petty (Oct 20 1950-Oct 2 2017) When you think of Tom Petty, "Free fallin" or "I won't back down" will come to mind. Learning to fly is a little lower on his greatest hits or any top 10 list you may find on the internet yet it's a classic purely for this verse. Well … Continue reading The Music Break: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Learning to Fly
Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863, on his family's farm in Wayne County, near Dearborn, Michigan. After a few trials building cars and companies, Henry Ford established the Ford Motor Company in 1903. AN INTERESTING FACT: Ford became renowned for his revolutionary vision: the manufacture of an inexpensive automobile made by skilled workers … Continue reading Life Quote #1
"Yes, I love theatre and Shakespeare. I just love what Kenneth Branagh and Emma Thompson do in those films", she said. But has she ever stepped inside a theatre and seen Shakespeare come to life? No. Has her boyfriend stepped away from Assassins's Creed console games and seen a live battle in front of … Continue reading How to watch Theatre and learn from it
wallflower a high school student who knows everything, sees everything, has no friends and often a loner. The year 1991. Meet first year student Charlie and hates that very fact, he's a first year high schooler. His English teacher notices Charlie's the smart kid but encouragement will do nothing for this wallflower. Three key performances … Continue reading The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
MAMIL at the Bruce Mason Centre Takapuna, Auckland June 10 2017 Mark Hadlow is back in lycra and the whole jam packed audience of the Bruce Mason Centre loved him for it. He had a successful season with MAMIL in 2014 and judging by his performance tonight, he's in love with the nine characters he … Continue reading MAMIL at the Bruce Mason Centre (2017)
There was a time when one’s parents said to their children, “Young Man, find a girl, settle down, and get out of the house. We want to retire in peace!” People would think that some blokes are the mumma’s boy or the daughter is a daddy’s girl of the family. Old school parents who raised … Continue reading DOING LIFE BY YOURSELF…OR…WITH SOMEONE ELSE?
There are all kinds of people that you meet everyday. Everybody knows a friend who has great aspirations for their future but doesn't know one's needs to take the risk to attain their own future. The mother whose dreams are lived through her children, but the children's own dreams are unknown. The … Continue reading 5 facts of life that friends won’t tell you