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
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
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
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
MANGA Noun: Japanese stories presented in a comic-strip format and published as a book. More often than not, page to screen blog posts feature our favourite books that have been adapted for the big screen! However, this post is a little different. Instead of books, the spotlight will be shining on the Arthur Holt … Continue reading Page to Screen: Manga
Last week I took a trip to the Melbourne Museum where I had the opportunity to check out the Revolutions: Records & Rebels exhibition. The exhibition "looks at the late 1960s as a moment when youth culture drove optimistic idealism, motivating people to come together and question the establishment across every area of society" (Melbourne Museum, 2019). … Continue reading Books that #shook the world! A visit to the Melbourne Museum
Our final book commercial for the term features Trinity Grammar student Peter, who read Charlie & the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.