It amazes me that in my near-30 year career of obsessing over musicals, that last night was the first time I'd seen Mama Mia on stage.

This is the one affectionately referred to by fans as "the ABBA Musical" (or the movie musical that Pierce Brosnan would rather forget). But the super-group's own Beni & Bjorn didn't write the story of the band, instead this fun-fest is set in the Greek Islands and surprisingly perfectly: is populated only with songs recorded & released by ABBA.

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What Can Podcasts Learn from Commercial Radio

I was recently asked to appear as a guest on Matt Hanham's podcast "Amplify Your Business". 

Amplify your Business is a great series about making use of Digital Media to grow your business online - and in real life for that matter!  

I met with Matt and we both agreed there's a conversation to be had not just about what people like me from a "traditional" media background can bring to digital broadcasters, but also the reverse. 

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Five Things Your Mum Actually Wants to receive this Mother's Day

Now, please don’t get me wrong, I’m sure your mum just loved the pasta craft you made for her in pre-primary.  You know the kind: cardboard cut in the shape of a heart, with pieces of dry macaroni glued to it and finished with a coat of gold spray-paint.  Lovely.  And it doubles as a Christmas tree decoration.  But let’s face it, there’s not much more Mum can use that craft for than staring at and celebrating your developmental milestones. 


To save you from a last-minute spend-a-thon the week of Mother’s Day, or from being an adult who spends their time gluing pasta to old cereal boxes, I’ve called in all the people, businesses and products I love best, to build a list of truly pampering, truly thoughtful – and most importantly ACTUALLY useful gifts that I’m certain any mum would love to get her hands on. 

And guess what?!  I’ve even managed to score some super special offers for you to get maximum value for Mum in the lead up to Mother’s Day.  Excited?  You should be 😉

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