What to read, watch and listen to in May

Photo by Karen Zhao on Unsplash And so we find ourselves nearing the half-way mark in 2020, and what a year it’s turning out to be. The blog is also nearing its first birthday, and there will be more on that later, when the Broad will mark the first anniversary of

What to watch, read and listen to in April

Image by Gary Ross/ Pixabay As we enter our second month of lockdown, isolation or social distancing - your current status will depend on where you’re living or if you’ve travelled recently, but you know how you are - here’s this month’s round-up of TV, film, books and podcast suggestions, plus

Confinement culture

How many events have you had cancelled in the last few weeks? Probably any number of things you’ve been looking forward to have now vanished from your calendar. The Broad counts the Sydney Writers Festival, Festival of Dangerous Ideas, concerts, book launches and talks among the diary cancellations stretching into

What to watch, read and listen to in March

This month's round-up of TV, film, books, podcasts and more to keep you entertained and informed in March. A Note on TV The Twelve The Twelve is a Belgian drama about a jury who must decide if school headmistress Fri Palmers is guilty of two separate murders, one 20 years ago of

Digital Entertainment Trends for 2020

Woman with VR

Could VR finally come to your living room this year? Who doesn’t like a bit of new year forecasting? In her day job, the Broad writes about marketing, tech and digital lifestyle and came across an interesting article on tech trends for 2020 recently. It comes from the US Consumer

December: What to watch, read and listen to

I don’t know about you, but the Broad finds that, come December, the crazy season is in full swing. Almost everyone you’ve had any contact with during the year seems to decide it’s imperative to have an and-of-year get together, work Christmas events abound and end-of-year deadlines speed up, while

Books, TV, Movies and More: November 2019

Watch TV series and books to read

It’s November already. Can you believe it?  We returned home in March after living in the UK in 2018 and the months have just flown by since that first morning we set foot back onto Australian ground into the fog of humidity.  It feels like that scene in the movies when the

The Booker Prize, plus this week’s wrap

Margaret Atwood bernadine Evaristo booker prize

The big news from the world of books and prizes this week was the announcement of the winner of the Booker Prize. In a shock decision, the Booker Prize was given to two authors, Margaret Atwood for The Testaments and Bernadine Evaristo for Girl, Woman, Other. The judges simply couldn’t split