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Monarchy – You Don’t Want To Dance With Me – Acoustic Version

By | September 22nd, 2018|music|

As always, listening to an archived Monarchy song satisfies a craving I never knew I had. There are three people contributing to this song - You Don't Want to Dance With Me by Monarchy, and the tension is palpable. In the acoustic version, the intensely beautiful piano sits underneath Ra and Britt's voices, and it [...]

How I met my dead husband – Melbourne Fringe

By | September 20th, 2018|music, relationships, theatre|

I really enjoyed Lansy Feng's performance of How I met my dead husband, at the Gasworks as part of Melbourne Fringe Festival tonight. Although the plot followed the character through four successive lifetimes trying to reconnect with the one man who touched her hand, and who then went and married someone else, the point seemed [...]

Dita Von Teese Remix – (Sebastien Tellier) – featuring AAArmstrong

By | September 1st, 2018|music|

My thoughts on the new Dita Von Teese Remix EP, so far is that it is very sexy . I am sure that was the desired effect! And they have done it beautifully :-) The original album was called Dita Von Teese, and was produced by Sebastien Tellier. Although I really respect a lot of [...]

Gretta Ray – Corner Hotel Richmond

By | August 17th, 2018|music, radio|

Gretta Ray is amazing with a capital G. I admit, I have loved pretty much everything that she has put out so far. From 'Long Distance' to 'Towers' to 'Time', she has spoken the contents of my heart more eloquently than I ever could. Is it something about the younger generations? They are more emotionally [...]

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sunny winter mornings in Collingwood

By | July 14th, 2018|art, daily life, music, weather|

It is the most stunning winter day. I love the weekend. Doodling around with a possible new venture, nursing a hangover, walking in the sunshine, listening to happy SKA music, chatting to friends. It is a particular kind of happiness. The street art is a new piece on Sackville Street. I wanted to document it, [...]

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Cool Out Sun – Melbourne International Jazz Festival

By | June 10th, 2018|bars and restaurants, friends, music|

Last night was the perfect evening in many ways. Just great company, great food, and amazing music. I was so lucky to see Cool Out Sun at the Reverence Hotel last night. I was following my friends into the band room, I could see them just in front of me, and the door bitch said [...]

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