Tag Archive: sydney festival

A Life in Three Acts – Bette Bourne

“OMG, I’ve been there”, I whispered in the ear of my friend, as an image of the The Royal Vauxhall Tavern in London flashed on the screen. We were sitting watching the play,… Continue reading

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Name in Lights

It’s not a very good photograph, is it? If you squint hard enough, though, you might be able to recognise the name “Kate Croll“. Along with myself, Kate’s name has been “up in… Continue reading

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Festival First Night

“She looks a bit bored”, my friend Kate said to me, referring to the expression on the face of Emmylou Harris, as she performed tonight at Sydney Festival First Night. I’m not a… Continue reading

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Sat On My Lap

As Kate and I walked around the streets of Chippendale, we noticed posters featuring artwork by Luke Temby. I noticed another one tonight as I came home from dinner at Emad’s on Cleveland… Continue reading

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Hot in the City

As I listened to the radio this morning, Liz Ellis played the classic summer song, “Hot In The City” by Billy Idol. Twelve hours later, and as I walked home, the song was… Continue reading

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Festival Party

“Did you see Grace Jones” was the most popular conversation opener at last night’s “Sydney Festival Opening Night Party” at Hyde Park Barracks. Damo and I arrived there just after eleven. Quite early… Continue reading

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Here’s Grace

Grace Jones was just a tiny spot on the stage last night, but she still managed to fill The Domain. She was, of course, the star attraction for the Sydney Festival First Night.… Continue reading

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Weekend

It’s an absolutely beautiful summer day in Sydney, though I wasted half of it by sleeping in until lunchtime! Last night, a friend and I went to the Sydney Festvial First Night and… Continue reading

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