November 2023 Favourites

Happy November! The sun is shining as I write this so it’s starting to feel a bit Summer-y! In this month’s faves blog we talk about The Imperfects podcast, Britney Spears memoir is here, a new kick-ass female led Marvel film is hitting cinemas and more! 

What to listen to: The Imperfects 
“We’re all imperfect.” The Imperfects podcast is hosted by The Resilience Project’s founder Hugh van Cuylenberg, his brother Josh van Cuylenberg and their friend Ryan Shelton, and they sit down each week with a lot of different people, having open and honest conversations about their own imperfections and struggles, shining a light on a variety of different journey’s. Stream The Imperfects to listen to these insightful interviews. Image: The Resilience Project

What to read: The Woman In Me by Britney Spears
Britney Spears’ much anticipated memoir The Woman In Me is officially out. We’ve all seen the news over the past few years and heard Britney speaking her truth in court in 2021. This book shines a light on Britney’s journey of music and love and telling her own story, in her own words. My friend and I also went to see Britney’s movie Crossroads(from the early 2000’s) in cinemas, it was a worldwide fan event in celebration of the book’s release. The Woman In Me is available now. Image: Simon & Schuster 

What to watch: The Marvels
Get ready for some kick-ass female-led action on the big screen this month as The Marvels hits cinemas. Brie Larson is back as Captain Marvel alongside Monica Rambeau (Wandavision) and Iman Vellani (Ms. Marvel) to take on a new adventure, as unintended consequences are set to rock the world as they know it for these three superheroes. The Marvels is in cinemas from this Thursday (9 November). Image: Marvel

What to eat/drink: Put some punch into your Summer
After seeing some fun TikTok videos of the challenge where each friend makes a different fun drink and they judge who is the best – I thought this cute drink recipe looked like a good time! If you want an idea for yours or just something nice to cool you down this Summer season, the Strawberry ice punch could be for you (this recipe is alcohol-free but everything is adaptable!) Image: NZ Woman’s Weekly

Who to follow: Taskmaster NZ
If you enjoy a laugh, join the hundreds of thousands of people around the world in watching the delightful clips from TV series Taskmaster NZ on TikTok – @taskmasternz. We already knew that we had some incredible comedians in New Zealand so it’s fun to see this series going beyond our local TV screens! Ps. If you want to catch the full episodes, they’re available on TVNZ+. Image: TVNZ