Tag Archives: Taylor Carre-Riddell

EMPOWERING YOUNG MUMS WITH TECHNOLOGY

October 16, 2017

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Lis Blake is employed as the Youth Facilitator at Banyule Community Health’s Youth Foundation Program. Lis works with young people living in 3081 or attending Parkville College. Lis works with them to work out small, relatively low budget projects which can make a difference to themselves or their community. She then supports the young people […]

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CLOTHES SWAP

September 12, 2017

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Banyule’s 2017 Youth Festival is being held on the 17th September 12-5pm at Macleod Park. Anna Lee, coordinator of the Clothes Swap project, excitably tells me that this project for youth “…aged 12 to 25 years, of all genders, shapes and sizes to project who they are!” The way the project will run on the […]

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NIPPERS REVIEW

September 6, 2017

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New all-ages show on ABC The Nippers provides all audiences, young and old alike, with a glimpse of beach-bound childhood as a part of the junior life guard ‘Nippers’ program. The show documents the stories of thirteen South Maroubra Nippers (mini life guards) from ages 9-14 as they prepare to face the challenges of a […]

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Review of LifeCycle smart phone application

July 10, 2017

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Usually, I’m not one to reflect on my life activities- I’m too busy just living through them! Just like most of the world, if I’m going to adapt a new habit, I need a simple routine and structure to follow. I need to see a purpose and a reward factor. With this Health and Fitness […]

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST REVIEW

April 5, 2017

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Beauty and the Beast tells the story of a young, well-read French maiden who manages to thaw the heart of a selfish Prince. The Classic ‘Tale as Old as Time’ Song For all the new songs that infuse unnecessary cheesiness in the narrative, this song redeems the flashy, confused aural soundscape of the film. The […]

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ACCIO FEMINISM

February 27, 2017

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Some amazing displays and feats of equality for all genders from the characters we love and even those we love to hate Warning: Contains Book and Movie Spoilers 1. Strong women in combat! Nothing is as badass as our dear Professor McGonagall taking on Death Eaters in her own right! As the infamous Battle of […]

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THE ESSENTIALS OF LGBTI INCLUSION AND SUPPORT

January 13, 2017

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I’m sitting with Ashleigh* and Jamie*, with whom I have shared colourful friendships. They are both in high school: Ashleigh is 18 years old, and Jamie is 15 years old, and they both identify as genderqueer: more specifically, bisexual and biromantic. I decide to focus our discussion primarily on how subtle homophobic discrimination, verbal and […]

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HOW THE STRONG FEMALE LEAD CAN BE STRONGER

January 13, 2017

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The ‘Strong Female Lead’ has now become a genre in its own right. And it should be. It’s about time we enjoy the joys and spoils of writing, directing, and portraying female protagonists. The genre comprises of any film or TV show that has at least one or more female protagonists who are given significant […]

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