I have to start the review by saying I'm a big fan of Bic Runga and have been since I first heard her most famous (but not necessarily her best) song 'Sway' in 2000 after it appeared in many successful movie soundtracks. Since then I have fallen in love with her body of work including 'Drive' (1997), 'Beautiful Collision' (2002), 'Birds' (2005) and her rareties collection 'Try To Remember Everything' (2008). Her music has a way of speaking to my heart, her emotive and at times fragile voice gripping a listener so strongly, so when 'Belle' was announced as being released late last year, I was elated.
The album doesn't necessarily disappoint, I'll start there. Out of the ten tracks… Read more
Having been a fan of Sarah Millican since the first series of her hilarious radio show 'Sarah Millican's Support Group', I was anticipating her first live DVD but fearful that it may not live up to expectations. Well as soon as I popped this DVD in the player, all that was forgotten. Millican is such an endearing character that her comedy is just like a friend gossiping with you, she's bright, warm and unashamedly rude - what more could you want? There's something for everyone here (just not the kids or any easily shocked/embarrassed family members!) as she lampoons subjects like living alone, divorce, cake and why you should never let your boyfriend near Claire's Accessories! Me and my… Read more
As a big fan of all the Real Housewives of... shows I just had to get this book. It covers all of the first four shows in the franchise, from Orange County to New York, Atlanta and New Jersey.
For a Housewives fan this is pretty much the holy grail of books, it isn't one sided like a stars autobiography may be, it's balanced and has frank insight from both the stars, producers and crew on the show dishing on what really happened to cause some of the funniest, heartbreaking and most controversial moments from the women that have America talking. Including exclusive interviews with the wives past and present, they don't hold back when talking about their co-stars, from OC's Tamra… Read more