Film: High Ground

        Partly inspired by real events in 1919 High Ground is a film…

Film: Nomadland

      A film crew and two professional actors travelled four months through the vast…

Recipe: Jane’s Prune, Rosewater and Pistachio Ice Cream

        I came up with this recipe for a magazine feature on making…

Summer Book Gift Ideas

        Still looking for Christmas gift ideas? If it’s a book you’re after,…

Merry Christmas from The Starfish

    Here at Starfish HQ, we’re wishing you, dear reader, a jolly, happy, fun-filled Christmas.…

Perth Celebration of the Late, Great Bowie

          It’s five years since David Bowie left the mortal coil, but…

Books: Death Leaves the Station

      Fremantle writer Alexander Thorpe is celebrating the release of his debut novel, crime thriller…

Film: Antoinette in the Cevennes

      This is a movie which is charming and light-hearted – just what is…

Bill Granger’s Pavlova with Mango, Passionfruit & Yoghurt Cream

      What’s an Australian summer festive season without a pav? No one does this…

Film: Another Round

      Watching Another Round I felt as disengaged as a teetotaller at a drunken…