In high school, in 1982 or 1983 (I can't remember), we studied the play "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf". As we read the play in class, my teacher chose me to play the role of George. Typecast? My friend Sue played Martha. Anthony played Nick. Louise played Honey. We all loved our roles, and continue [...]
A few recent photographs where I was in the right place at the right time.
I was moved by the comments of the Korean Ambassador, as he spoke passionately about the profound effect of the Korean War. He talked about how people from all around the world came to a country they hardly knew existed, and for their efforts, the people of Korea remain grateful. I was the opening of [...]
I'm not sure what it says about me, but I found the photographs of animals far more compelling than those of humans. I'm talking about the World Press Photography exhibition, currently showing at the State Library of NSW. The annual exhibition often features photographs of people in desperate situations around the world, fighting wars, living [...]
"Your dog is so cute. Do you mind if I take a photograph?", I asked the group of three women, waiting for a bus on Oxford Street. "No worries", they said, as they helped to coax the reluctant hound from allowing me to take the shot. There was a lovely "long weekend" feel about the [...]
I really love the notes which accompany the video work, "Billenium Waves", by the artist, Tang Nannan, "Waves are the mountains of the sea" he says "and mountains are the waves of the land. They just rise and fall at different rates". How cool is that? It's one of three favourite works of mine in [...]