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Girls can do anything!

Frances, as indicated by the above photograph, has been a community member and artist down south for years.  She has been ill for some time also, and died just recently. In thinking about her, I want to acknowledge the power … Continue reading

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We are here. It is now.

I went to a terrific exhibition last week. Photographs taken by Mark Thomson of roadside signs in isolated spots. He has thought a lot about time and space and the big distances in Australia, and come up with some funny … Continue reading

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Losses (with special appearances by John Howard the actor)

It’s been a grim time for losses at the ABC – my broadcast media of choice. Two of my favourite people have died recently and I, like many other people, am sad and missing them. Firstly and very unexpectedly, John … Continue reading

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Art of the body

I went to a really interesting exhibition this week at Adelaide Central School of Art. It featured the work of two women, Deb Prior, whose work I have seen previously (I have one of her pieces actually) and Cheryl Hutchens. … Continue reading

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Little bits of life, arranged

I’ve been on holidays as you might know, and I went to Melbourne for a few days last week – first time for ages. I love to go to the art gallery when I am there, and saw a few … Continue reading

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Mark’s magic worlds

Sometimes you meet people who are quite special in unexpected ways. Mark lives in the southern community and I came across him a few months ago. One of the things he does is make art – and it is really … Continue reading

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Baskets and butterflies

Today was the annual Butterfly Walk down south, walking for a nonviolent, domestic violence free community – it has featured here before (and here) – but before that I had a great afternoon with some lovely women, learning how to weave baskets … Continue reading

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