Tutti

I went to a combined public school music concert last week. Our son was playing the cello this time. Not the double bass. At the final day of rehearsal, our boy forgot to take his instrument to school. He said he had to sit there and just listen. We were both a little nervous on […]

Unusual

This is the winner of this year’s national portrait prize, the Archibald. Painted by Tony Costa, it is an ordinary image of a woman, contemporary artist Lindy Lee, mediating. It is unusual because it is the first time a painting with an Asian subject has won the prize since it began in 1921. Via the […]

When things seem perfect…

My blog post, Jacaranda Season, was published recently in an anthology. A project of the bookstore and social enterprise LOST IN BOOKS, the journal collected works from 21 different local artists from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities, many in their heart language. It’s called Arrival. It is LOST IN BOOKS’ first publication. And according to Creative Director Jane Stratton, the […]