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Off to Bondi Junction ~ The Latchikos

The Latchikos
Photo Courtesy of Aindrias de Staic

What is it about the Irish?  I swear it’s not on purpose, but for some reason I continue to find the most interesting people to Feature who just happen to hail from the Emerald Isle!  Aindrias de Staicand the band, The Latchikos, are no exception.

With St. Partick’s Day upon us, I thought this Galway based band would be a great fit to celebrate the holiday.  Although there are no leprechauns, you may certainly find these boys worthy of a pot of gold.  Read more

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Chooka Parker – A Jewel From Down Under

Photo Courtesy of Chooka Parker

You know how it is when you hear a saying or a catch phrase.  The next thing you know, you are using it and melding it into your own vocabulary.  Having lovely Twitter friends who are Australian and theatrically inclined, I picked up the phrase Chookas from them.  The Urban Dictionary defines Chookas as Theatrical slang used mainly in Australia to wish performer good luck. Synonymous to:  break a leg.  One day after using the phrase on Twitter, a friend asked me what it meant.  Soon after my reply I received a tweet that simply said It’s also my name!  This was my personal introduction to an amazing young man named Chooka Parker.  Read More…