“Trance” is a film about a man having fun. It’s not one of the characters though. It’s not even one of the three main cast members, who are clearly enjoying [...]
Melanie Macro (BA English Lit, Dip Popular Music Performance) is a professional singer and has worked internationally. She works as a performer and teaches privately in her spare time. She learnt confidence and life skills through performance and feels privileged that she can now help others. She has travelled the world and loves to read and learn. Her interests are eclectic; she believes all subjects can be of interest if you keep an open mind.
They hope that the London 2012 games will have ‘inspired a generation,’ and I do believe that the impact of the games has been much larger than anticipated, and what it has highlighted is that Sport can make a difference. For as long as I can remember subjects such as sport, music and dance have [...]
Feminism is big news again. They’re running articles on it in magazines, Cosmopolitan, Company and Grazia to name only a few have run articles on it in the last few issues. Caitlin Moran has had a best-selling book on ‘How to be a woman’ and the government are discussing how to get more women into [...]
As a singer, everyone automatically thinks you want to be famous. I have to admit that I would love to do concert arenas and big budget live shows, but that still isn’t about fame, it’s about success in my field. If it happened for me, fame would be the down side. This seems increasingly abnormal, [...]
Melanie Macro continues to discuss safety on cruise ships in the second part of her article from an insider’s perspective. If you missed Part 1, click here to read it. When the Costa Concordia sank, it was reported that people didn’t understand what was going on, that it was ‘every man for himself.’ I wasn’t [...]
When a ship sinks it is big news, and so you’ll probably already know that two Costa ships have been in trouble in recent weeks, and that people have lost their lives. Whenever there is a ship at trouble, the tale of the Titanic is regurgitated, never more so than this year, the centenary anniversary [...]
The Baths: Virgin Gorda is a small island just off Tortola in the Caribbean. On the south side of the island is a national park known as The Baths, which is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt places I have been lucky enough to visit. There is a short climb down a hill to [...]