The ant and the ferrari

The Ant and the Ferrari is a magical tour-de-force that takes on the big questions in life and answers them in Kerry Spackman's easily accessible writing style: Is there such a thing as Absolute Truth? The Origin of the Universe Evolution Quantum Mechanics What is the meaning of life? Ethics and Society Kerry is also the [...]

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

My all time favourite movie - British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways. Starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith and a host of other great British Actors I found [...]

By |2017-03-23T00:28:46+13:0024 Apr 2016|Movies|0 Comments

Saving Mr Banks

One of my favourite Disney movies !  If you haven’t seen it yet I highly recommend it but take some tissues.  The story of the making of Mary Poppins, it showcases a little girl who had a very challenging upbringing and who later in her life had to re-live this.  It’s a heart wrencher and [...]

By |2016-04-24T14:57:28+13:0024 Apr 2016|Movies|0 Comments

My Mum

Where do I start with this special lady except that she was my mum for nearly 50 years of my life and I never remember hearing her ever raise her voice! I guess the most important things I have learnt from my Mum are that there is nothing quite like home baking, being taught how [...]

By |2016-05-14T23:42:58+13:0024 Apr 2016|Inspirational people|0 Comments

Walt Disney – “Dream it and you can achieve it”

Imagine being Walt Disney! He drew a cartoon character of a mouse and look where that Mouse took him!  I remember as a child I loved Mickey Mouse and my dream was to go to Disneyland.  I went when I was 20 years old and I went again just this year with my 18 year [...]

By |2016-05-14T23:45:18+13:0024 Apr 2016|Inspirational people|0 Comments