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interpretations of quirky local street art

By | May 17th, 2017|art|

There are definitely some very talented street artists. It is so fun to happen across a new piece in the neighbourhood. I really like the gold splotches, which seem to me to resonate with the inherent beauty of the woman. Although it might be construed as a violent image, I prefer to think of it [...]

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lovely, physical, real world

By | May 7th, 2017|art, holidays, technology, theatre|

The humble art of housework. It is the most amazing antidote to the web, to the world of business and commerce and being constantly switched 'on'. There is something so satisfying about getting into the physical world and doing something visceral, something physical. I guess exercise is a similar antidote. Or cooking. It takes the [...]

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street art in Fitzroy on an after dinner walk

By | March 29th, 2017|art, weather|

I would love to go back and capture this artwork without the car in front of it. It is just beautiful! One of the lovely things to find on an after dinner walk in the neighbourhood. I am not looking forward to the ending of Daylight Savings. There is so much to find, and the [...]

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Amanda Palmer at NGV Friday nights – rich, lush and funny

By | March 11th, 2017|art, bars and restaurants, music|

Amanda Fucking Palmer at NGV Friday nights. She was brilliant! Amanda Palmer was one half of the Dresden Dolls and that is how I found out about her. It is a kind of dark cabaret, very evocative. Such a powerful voice, and she is such a brilliant musician. Very funny! She played Coin Operated Boy!! [...]

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