The Whale Rider is a story of ancient customs, birthrights and breaking with convention. This New Zealand story by Witi Ihimaera still resonates in our world today. Have you read it?
Through an epic journey through a land of tribal superstition and modern prejudice a boy learns the power of words, the power to transform lives, and the power of one. Today’s Book of the the World is The Power of One. Have you read it?
Today’s Book of the World is The Joy Luck Club by Any Tan. With wit and sensitivity, it is now widely regarded as a modern classic examining the sometimes painful, often tender, and always deep connection between four women and their American-born daughters.
The Rings of Saturn records a walking tour of the eastern coast of England. Written by W.G. Sebald it is today’s Book of the World. Have you read any of Sebald’s other work?
It’s a modern classic and universally admired. Today’s Book of the World is The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. I think I have read this about 12 times, how about you?
Hoverboards, self-lacing shoes, come on, let’s be honest, we all wanted them. Today’s Movie of the Day is Back To The Future. Which of the trilogy was your favourite?
It’s a horrifying tale but such a great cast. Today’s Movie of the Day is: Seven, starring Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman. What a pair. Who is your favourite actor pairing?
Today’s Movie Of The Day is: The Truman Show. A movie that reminds us that some things are not always as they seem. What would you have done if you found out your world was all set up?
Today’s Movie Of The Day is: Juno. We love characters that are a little bit of a social misfit and also have fabulous wit. Who was your favourite character in the movie?
Today’s Movie Of The Day is: Star Wars. It’s tricky to pick a favourite one though as there are about a bazillion! Which is your favourite Star Wars movie?