Palace Cinemas present the Apia Young at Heart Seniors Film Festival When Frank Sinatra sang “Fairy tales can come true, it can happen to you, if you’re young at heart”…. he totally nailed the upcoming Apia Young at Heart Seniors Film Festival at Palace Cinemas nationwide. A magical collection of carefully selected films targeted specifically for the “young at heart” will … [Read more...] about Celebrating cinema for the “Young at Heart” – Feb 13-27th Seniors Film Festival
Do you have a book to write? A story to tell? Should you write a book? We all have a story to tell - whether it's the story of our life, the things we've learnt or a far away land that we've created in our imagination. Documenting your story is a way of imortalising your life, recording your history, making your mark. We could argue that it doesn't really matter if one … [Read more...] about Thinking about writing a book? Here’s what you need to know first!
Susi Prescott had it all. A large, busy family, a school teaching job she loved, a home on Sydney's leafy North Shore. But with the sudden demise of her 30-year marriage, her world crumbled. In 2017 she released a book about how she rebuilt her life after 50 and her resulting Peruvian adventures. She sent a copy of "Where Hummingbirds Dance" to Balance and we were so … [Read more...] about Where Hummingbirds Dance: Across the Pacific, A New Life Awaits
Review by Balance qualified chef and blogger Iris Windsor I really liked this cookbook. Not only a great cookbook but also a great coffee table book The photography is beautiful. How often do you pick up a book and read the first few paragraphs and think " I truly relate to this, I feel at home here. This makes me feel happy" As an avid reader on many subjects, I … [Read more...] about Happy and Whole – cookbook review
Review by Allison Haworth West The insightful Dr Diana Korevaar says in the conclusion of her book Mindfulness for Mums and Dads that she hopes her book ‘has been a rich and helpful experience’. She can feel comfortable that she has definitely achieved this. It is a book full of thoughtful strategies, tips, hints and guidance for parenting and life in general - grounded … [Read more...] about Why Mindfulness for Mums and Dads is a rich and helpful experience