Rams / Hrutar

Three years ago - exactly - I was in Iceland. The Google Photos app on my phone reminded me of that this morning, presenting me with a lovely collection of photographs from a memorable week I spent there. It was terrific to revisit the glaciers, the hot baths, the volcanoes, the landscape (etc) on exactly the [...]

Destination Arnold

Have just been to see a preview of Destination Arnold, a soon to be shown on ABC-TV documentary, produced by my friend, Michaela Perske. I never thought I'd be interested in the world of female bodybuilding, but it was absolutely brilliant. I cared about the women involved, and loved the honesty of the emotions and [...]

Remembering The Man

Remembering The Man

When you read a book you always think you know the "voice" of the narrator. You think you know their cadence, their intonation. By projecting aspects of your own life, and the voices in your head, you think you KNOW them. But it wasn't until I saw the documentary, "Remembering The Man" on Thursday night, [...]

Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict

Jackson Pollock's Paints at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection

One of my absolute favourite things from my overseas trip last year was my visit to the Peggy Guggenhem Museum in Venice. As I wrote at the time According to the audio tour, Peggy was an American heiress who came to live in Venice in her early twenties. With gazillions of dollars behind her, the [...]