Amy X Series Review

TV Series Review – A Place to Call Home

Cover image for A place to call home [DVD]. Season 6.

Written by Bevan Lee, Australian TV writer.

A Place to Call Home is about the love story of a Jewish nurse and a local, wealthy farm owner after World War II. The show is so interesting as it is filled with love, conflict of different faith, conflict between in-laws, conflict between social classes in the 50’s and politics. It is about what Australia looked like in the 50’s. Very good TV series to watch.

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Book Review Cat

Book Review – Bruny

Cover image for Bruny / Heather Rose.

By Heather Rose

What a cracker of a start this book has! Set in Tasmania in the not too distant future. This book centres around a local family, the Coleman’s, and particularly Astrid (Ace) whose brother is Premier and sister the leader of the Opposition. Ace is a UN Peace Negotiator who is summoned home by her brother to help solve the mystery of who blew up the almost completed six-lane bridge from Hobart to Bruny Island. The plot is pacey, characters interesting and the setting draws you in. It got me thinking about government policies, environmental activism and how we build a sense of community around us. If you loved the TV series, “Years and Years” (showing on SBS: On Demand) you’ll love this too.

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