Month: August 2014

Gallery Crawl

There are a couple of really stunning video works in the exhibition, LandSeaSky currently showing at the National Art School in Sydney. Well, not so...

Lowes Gets Funky

Spotted these on the way home, so thought I’d share. It’s worth noting, Lowes is normally a reasonably conservative discount clothing store for men. A...

Good Japanese in Surry Hills – Ichibang

Even though I’ve often bought takeaway from there, and even though I live about fifty metres from Ichibang, I’ve never actually dined there before. But...

Street Gardens

One of the really interesting trends which has emerged recently in Surry Hills is the “street garden”. By this, I mean restaurants with small trollies...

Apparently, it’s raining in Sydney

Earlier today I discovered the key advantage of being seated in the final row of an aircraft: while you’re always the last to be fed...

Archibald Prize 2014

I really love the winner of this year’s Archibald Prize: the portrait of Penelope Seidler by Fiona Lowry. Although I’d seen it previously online, it...

Divide in Concord

I’ve been thinking lately about my “latter years”. In part, it’s the passing of a dear friend who spent the last few years of his...

Colin Farewell

Some photographs from the wonderful “Farewell To Colin” tribute concert held tonight....

Muum Maam

When it comes to online reviews, I’m a firm believer that you should always ignore the most glowing and the most negative ones. Thus, when...