I can’t say the D word. It makes me uncomfortable. My shirt feels tight around my neck. I turn the other way, changing the conversation. It’s a reason I’m still single. That, and I work too much.
Remember when the end of television ratings meant the end of first-run television? Someone must have forgotten to tell the current crop of television programmers that when summer starts, local television stops, because these days the longer the day the greater the chance there’s going to be some new release Australian comedy showing.
Live music across the state is about to receive a massive boost with the announcement of a new $1.2 million professional development program for emerging contemporary music artists, industry personnel, live music events and venues.
Charlie Brooker’s TV series Black Mirror has been an internet fave since it first launched in 2011, so it’s hardly surprising that with a third season just launched on Netflix, there’s been a lot of online chatter about his trademark grimly funny take on the future of social media.
Master surf filmmaker Jack McCoy was in Torquay recently talking about one of his passions – the spirit of Aloha – which he talks about regularly around the country. This time however, there was a twist. Jack was presenting a talk at Patagonia on the unique history of the Aloha or Hawaiian shirt.
Samantha spots me outside the Meet The Maker’s Market in Westfield. She comes towards me with open arms. Her smile makes me smile.