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Last Friday evening many of us were shocked to our very core. A hasty decision, an unexpected sacking and swearing in - no one expected and no one, not even me...

Electrifying music, intimate chemistry, emotional fragility together brings a movie that is worthy of an Oscar nod. Let me start by saying do not compare this movie to the original...

Damien Chazelle returns to the director chair in 2018’s 'First Man’, a Neil Armstrong biopic; following the story of the first man to walk on the moon and the difficulties...

Dear Mammas, Life is good.Life is kind.Life is all those things you want it to be if you let it. Run, yell, read, draw, paint, create, live, laugh and let...

I knew I was pregnant. My body told me I was. I felt that familiar nausea, the loss of appetite. And of course, my period was late. I was never...

Smallfoot is a fun,energetic animated musical that manages to bring positve messages and encourages children to be curious and explore, to get out of their comfort zone. Smallfoot is definitely...

I never realised how useless the manual would be. The countless parenting books and google links that were read and which never helped in times of a crisis or otherwise.

Sitting in the waiting room bidding my time to meet Consultant Paediatrician Dr. Hashir Ariff (MBBS(Lond) DCH(UK) CCST(UK) FRCPCH(UK)), I could clearly see he is swamped with tiny patients. Some...

Now immediately I feel like I need to mention that, if you're expecting to see a remake of Disney's classic adaptation of "The Little Mermaid" you will be sorely disappointed...

“Did we really need to go again?” This film, the sequel or prequel or pre-sequel, perhaps? To the musical film 'Mamma Mia' originally released in 2008, exposes more information on...

The latest outing in the 'Mission Impossible’ franchise sees Tom Cruise's Ethan Hunt and his team pitted against the threat of nuclear war and the fists of Henry Cavill’s August...

“Bleh,bleh, ugh” Right off the bat, it has to be said that this film holds a PG rating which means there will be no references to any adult themes. The...

‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’ is a continuation of lead protagonist Scott Lang’s story which was started in the original Ant-Man (released in 2015). This sequel follows Paul Rudd's Scott Lang...

Over the years since my divorce, a number of people said to me “Ah but neither you nor your ex-husband have remarried no? You know what that means!” I know...

“A super-family to rival the Avengers” A sequel that was fourteen years in the making has been finally released in the summer of 2018 to much anticipation and excitement. While...

“Nature found a way” The sequel to ‘Jurassic World’ is a fun, albeit intense film. This film absolutely should not be viewed by children under the age of 13 as...

"I got a mediocre feeling about this" Although suffering a problematic production with directorial changes, recasts and even the hiring of acting coaches, Solo: A Star Wars Story manages to...

At the beginning of this year, I decided that I would write a series of letters. As it turns out, this has proved to be a rather unreliable process, with...

Jogging on a Monday morning after dropping the kids to school, I overheard two moms talking about head lice and the menace it has caused in their day to day...

Muslims around the world are eagerly awaiting the sighting of the moon to welcome Ramadan again. For many, Ramadan is a critical month for spiritual growth, a time to focus...

Ahhh mothers’ day, the only day of the year us mothers get our praises sung, get acknowledged, felicitated, recognized and basically be treated as the Queens that we are. You...

After more than ten months of separation, I have found that reality sucks. Let me tell you how. There is a lot of social stigmas attached to being a separated...