Reaching for the top: Mt Zion

In this film, writer-director Tearepa Kahi asks us to consider what can happen to a person’s roots – in their family and community – when they reach for the stars at whatever cost.

Django Unchained – racism unchanged

Django Unchained was arguably the most controversial movie nominated for an Oscar during this awards season due not to its brutal violence, but its liberal use of racial epithets.

Divine gaming?

I take my character, Altaïr, behind a pillar, to sit and to eavesdrop.

Living creatively

For the past 40 years, St Andrew’s Creative Living Centre in Bendigo has offered a place of welcome to local people living with emotional and psychiatric issues.

Bringing resurrection to recidivism

At Easter we remember how Jesus was accused of being a criminal; judged by an angry mob and corrupt officials; and violently and publicly killed.

He is risen indeed

Happy Easter! As we celebrate the central event of the Christian faith may it be a time of joy and renewal for you. We are Easter people.

Lest we forget

World War II veteran Ted Howe knows what it is like to lose good mates.

He is risen indeed

Happy Easter! As we celebrate the central event of the Christian faith may it be a time of joy and renewal for you. We are Easter people.

Lest we forget

On April 25, Anzac Day, Australians will pause to remember those who served in war under our nation’s flag, particularly those who didn’t return.

Review: Life after Death

Life after Death Damien Echols I probably wouldn’t have picked this book up if it hadn’t been recommended.