On Being Here Blog

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Model Railway Display at Unley Civic Library

Another absolute cracker from the Unley library service, really well attended by a very appreciative audience, young and old. South Australian N Gauge* Society had their N scale model railway layout ‘Portland’ on display at the Unley Civic Library for three days...

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“Knives out”, Capri Cinema

Friends over for dinner then headed across the road for a “Cheap Tuesday”  nine o’clock session. Daniel Craig like you’ve never seen him in a “who dunnit?”, which turns into a “how dunnit?”. A cast studded with “vets” (the aforementioned Craig, Jamie Lee Curtis,...

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David Sedaris, Dunstan Playhouse.

Sedaris has an unusual performance method, he reads from scripts: bits from books he’s written (13,000,000 sold so far), essays printed in various periodicals, scripts in preparation and observations etc. He’s a funny guy, wry might be a better discussion: there’s a...

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Monster trucks?

I’m not really a fan of monster trucks. But I have a four year old great nephew who is. Really is, he is rarely without a toy one in his hand in his waking hours and he sleeps with a model of the “Scooby Do” truck. He likes them a lot. When said “Scooby Do” appeared...

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Gepps Cross Trash & Treasure

What I remembered as being “Trash and Treasure with produce market” is now “Produce Market with trash and treasure”, not a lot of use to me but plenty of takers. Lots of specialist growers / sellers, last time I saw a market stall that only sold kang-kang was just...

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“JoJo Rabbit”, Palace-Nova Eastend Cinemas

The “apocrypha” associated with this movie is enormous. You never know, some of it might (even) be true(ish) e.g.: “I had to make the ……. superhero film ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ in order to finance ‘JoJo…’ because no-one else would finance it” seems more than believable, in...

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40+degrees and SBS

Not pleasant, not even slightly,  and only a limited number of options indoors. World Movie Channel being one of them. Sometimes I get a bit bogged down in the “Hollywood Syndrome”: “How / why did THAT movie (EVER) get made?” It was, therefore, something of a relief...

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