Author: Jen P

Home Library Service Morning Tea 2017

On Tuesday 28th of November, the Coolbellup Hub was filled with laughter, music, dance and great conversation. Indeed, like each year, we held our annual Home Library Service Christmas Morning Tea. It is always a fun morning with Peter Delle Coste playing 50s, 60s and 70s music. Almost 50 patrons enjoyed the festivities. A beautiful day enjoyed by everyone. The Home Library Service patrons came along for some Christmas mince pies and some shortbread to celebrate the end of the year. They got a chance to socialize and even meet City of Cockburn Mayor Logan Howlett. Some members of...

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A fun night out with the girls!

In Hollywood, more and more comedies have female actresses as their lead characters. Some of the most recent examples are Ghostbusters or Pitch Perfect. In my opinion, it doesn’t always work but when it does it is simply brilliant. Rough night or Snatched are two blockbusters that you will not want to miss. Bachelorette party gone bad: Rough night They were inseparable in college. Jess (Scarlett Johansson), Alice (Jillian Bell), Frankie (Ilana Glazer) and Blair (Zoë Kravitz) swore they would stay together forever. However, life happens and a decade later, they drift apart.  Ten years is a long time....

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A documentary for every day of the week

A great documentary can be informative but they can also be fun or inspiring. From journeys to Everest to riding bikes in France, here is the list of some amazing stories I have watched recently and definitely recommend. Monday: Kevin hart: Let me explain It is the beginning of the week. Let’s face it, it is tough but I have just the remedy. In Madison Square Garden arena, live and in front of two sold out crowds, Kevin Hart performs a clever, over the top show. For over an hour, I guarantee unstoppable laughter. Let your worries float away....

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Big Little Lies: Desperate housewives 2.0

Big Little Lies has not only the most impressive cast (Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley and Alexander Skarsgård just to name a few), it has a perfect story-line. From the first episode, we know that there is a murder but until the last 10 minutes of this mini-series, we won’t know who killed whom? I found it fascinating and I hope you will too. All that glitters is not gold. Jane is a new single mother in town. When she drops off her son on his first day of school, she instantly befriends Madeleine and Celeste. Little do...

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Narcos – an addictive TV series

Pablo Escobar: Everyone has heard the name but are you familiar with the story? Narcos is a new TV series introduced by Netflix and it is fantastic. Incredibly interesting, it mixes fiction and facts perfectly. “Plata O Plomo”: your choice, silver or lead. “Despite his threats, many brave men defied him. And, true to form, when the pen failed … Pablo was always ready with the sword.” — Steve Murphy Pablo Escobar was both brilliant and mad. In the late 1970’s, when a cocaine dealer from Peru came knocking on his door. He was smart enough to see the...

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The Zookeeper’s Wife: touching true story

During the second world war, unimaginable ignominies have been committed. It was the most atrocious time but in the chaos, extraordinary stories still manage to emerge. The Zookeeper’s Wife is one of those inspiring tales. Beautiful and heartwarming but also terrifying at times, you won’t regret the journey. Could you advert your eyes in the face of death and injustice? Poland, 1939. Antonina Zabinski and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski own the Warsaw zoo. Under their care, it has been flourishing. Antonina especially, treats each animal as a friend. However, soon war arrives at their door and when the...

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