Being a teenager in Hamilton in the seventies involved quite a bit of drinking. There wasn’t a lot to do and it seemed like one of the ways to get out at the time though it was really only a path further into itself.
Mystery Creek is a Field Day site and in the late seventies, while I was working there we hosted two big events. The first was an agricultural field day – where we rode around on tractors, got shouted a whole lot of beer and got to meet John Hore Grenell. The second one was a […]
In My Father’s House Directors: Ricki Stern/Anne Sundberg Break Thru Films Here’s a very thoughtful mediation on reconciliation; the heartbreak and lasting impacts of addiction, the frustration of needing to acknowledge, of not being able to escape ones genes. Che “Rhymefest” Smith has songwriting credits on Kanye West’s Jesus Walks and the recent Academy and […]
Mrs D Is Going Without Lotta Dann Allen & Unwin “I used to be a boozy housewife. Now I’m not. This is my book” – that’s the subtitle/intro. And before Lotta Dann was known (“boozy housewife” of TV political reporter, Corin Dann) she was just Mrs D – anonymous. She of the blog that’s now […]