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October 6, 2014

A blank canvas

I now realise that before I even arrived at Docklands Studios for costume fittings, the costumieres had consulted my head and full body shot, checked my measurements and knew my …

October 3, 2014

The Costume Department

Five years of Home Economics means that, as a cook, I’m quite capable. Four years at Drama School definitely qualifies me as an extra, but after my tour of the …

September 26, 2014

Here’s the thing

In the ten minutes newspaper time I gave myself after work yesterday, I read a review of a film that’s made a bit of an impact in cinemas recently. The …

September 14, 2014

A girl again

Up until I saw the 2011 film version of Wuthering Heights, Cathy was Merle Oberon, and Heathcliff, Sir Lawrence Olivier. Frankly, from my perspective – teenage horse-riding, sheep mustering, burr …

September 9, 2014

From small country towns

I attended the NGV Book Club recently. The session was co presented by a perceptive and talented woman called Danielle, curator of the ‘Fashion Detective’ exhibition. Her exhibition marries story …

August 29, 2014

Ladies in book clubs (and Liam)

Further to my post on Facebook recently re: Liam Hemsworth’s appearance on page three of ‘The Sun” this week… The photo was a rehash from 2010 article about his old …

August 25, 2014

Dear Auditioning Extras

Dear Auditioning Extras; in the time that we have been discussing this, we have all aged 14 years but finally, my faithful best efforts are before us. So, prior to …

August 16, 2014

The ladies of Dungatar

The ladies of Dungatar were very well dressed at the end of The Dressmaker. One of my themes was vaulting ambition and so the couture carried the idea that the …

July 25, 2014

A cap sleeve…

One day in Jerilderie, I was holding the pin tin for my mother as she adjusted a frock for a local woman who was standing on a low stool in …

July 4, 2014

Secret keeping

I’ve been very good at secrets. I have! I have only told the secrets to people I knew could keep a secret, also people who live in the country, and …