Tourist In My Town

I spent some time on the weekend as a "tour guide" for some friends visiting from the US. On Saturday, I took them to "Wendy's Secret Garden" https://jamesobrien.id.au/2018/04/22/wendys-secret-garden/ and the "Cartoon Walk", both at Lavender Bay. If you're ever visiting Sydney, or have visitors, they're both highly recommended things to do. Catch a train or … Continue reading Tourist In My Town

Chinese / Lunar New Year (Year Of The Monkey)

On Saturday night, I was fortunate enough to be a +1 for the launch of the Chinese / Lunar New Year celebrations in Sydney.  Here are some photographs from the festivities. Chinese / Lunar New Year in Sydney (Year Of The Monkey) Chinese / Lunar New Year in Sydney. Great to see same-sex marriage advocate … Continue reading Chinese / Lunar New Year (Year Of The Monkey)

4A’s Twilight Garden Party

These are some photographs from the 4A Gallery Chinese NY Event at Sydney's Chinese Garden of Friendship, held earlier tonight, featuring works by the visiting artist collective, Yangjiang Group. Face Calligraphy 4A’s Twilight Garden Party Calligraphy with left-over food Calligraphy One of the DJs As noted by the burb on the 4A site... Celebrate the … Continue reading 4A’s Twilight Garden Party

Chinese New Year Exhibition in Sydney

I had a fantastic time last night at the opening night of "Crossing Boundaries – Chinese New Year Exhibition in Sydney", curated by my friend Kate. As part of the exhibition opening, Kate introduced many of the exhibiting artists, noting the culturally diverse background of the artists. Not only Chinese, but also Vietnamese, Japanese, Korean … Continue reading Chinese New Year Exhibition in Sydney