This film is about: A telesales operative becomes disillusioned with his existence and begins to hunger for fresh excitement in his life. As he experiences a new awakening of the senses, his wife and daughter also undergo changes that seriously affect their family. My Review: American Beauty is a wonderful film that explores in great depth … Continue reading American Beauty |A Film Society Review
To celebrate History Week, the Arthur Holt library teamed up with the Trinity Archive to present a collection of books and artefacts from the last 100 years. The theme of this year’s History Week is ‘Memory and Landscape’, so we thought it would be a great idea to look at what was happening in the … Continue reading History Week in the Arthur Holt Library
International Baccalaureate Organisation: "The current trend in migration and increased diversity in schools provides an opportunity to support student agency, affirm cultural identity and develop international mindedness through LANGUAGE." At the TGS Prep Library, we have been working on bringing our "Mother Tongue" collection to the front in our library space. We have spent some … Continue reading Mother Tongue books and connection to language.
If you had watched the recent Adam Goodes documentary, “The Final Quarter”, you would have seen a figure emerge from amongst the chaos of a divided nation to provide reasonable guidance for all Australians. Stan Grant is that figure. As a true enlightenment thinker, it seems that regardless of the volatility or complexity of a … Continue reading Stan Grant: A voice for reason and unity
The October issue of Delicious promised a spring clean - complete with exclamation mark, to highlight, presumably, the "delicious detox" recipes, the 7 ways with avocado, and the super-greens pasta. Putting aside her quite natural revulsion to the term "detox"*, the librarycook opened up the magazine and commenced her perusal. And found an array of … Continue reading Spring has sprung! : the October librarycook
This year’s Booker prize broke all the rules. Not only did a black woman win it for the first time in the prize’s history, but she had to share it. Despite a 1992 ruling that explicitly states that the prize should not be divided or withheld, this year’s judges (controversially) awarded it to both Bernadine … Continue reading Booker Prize winners
This movie is about: "While out hunting, Llewelyn Moss finds the grisly aftermath of a drug deal. Though he knows better, he cannot resist the cash left behind and takes it with him. The hunter becomes the hunted when a merciless killer named Chigurh picks up his trail. Also looking for Moss is Sheriff Bell, a … Continue reading No Country for Old Men |A Film Society Review
The librarycook has never been a scone maker. Daunted, perhaps, by her Irish grandmother's mastery of the scone - her repertoire featured the plain scone, the date scone, the sultana scone, and the cheesy savoury scone, the librarycook had never ventured into the realm of the scone. But that was all about to change. The … Continue reading librarycook september : scone with the wind?
by Ms Courtenay Every year in August Australia takes a week to celebrate Science, and last week the Library joined with the Science Department to bring this celebration to the boys of Trinity. This year's theme was Destination Moon: More missions, more science, and so there was a distinctive space theme to the activities the boys undertook. Year … Continue reading Science Week 2019: a reflection
Student blog post by Matthew Raymond On Tuesday this week, physicist Chris Ferry Ph.D talked to Year 9 about the use of mathematics in problem solving, and how we could build mathematical skills through determination and practice. To make his point, he referenced the time-independent Schrödinger equation, a partial differential equation describing the wave function … Continue reading Student Blog Post: Qantam Physics for teenagers with Chris Ferrie
*It's the Italian issue, so the librarycook is living la dolce vita this month. Che bello! thought the librarycook, when the August issue of Delicious arrived. The librarycook doesn't do coffee, but even so the cover picture of the "ultimate espresso martini tiramisu" had her drooling. Rifling through the issue, recipe after recipe caught her … Continue reading cuoca di biblioteca*