Twenty-Four Hours in Wagga Wagga

It’s Sunday night, I’m in Wagga Wagga and I’m killing time, ahead of catching the XPT back to Sydney. Though I’ve gone first class on travel, I’ve booked economy for accommodation for my brief visit back to Wagga. I’ve been staying at Romano’s. Co-incidentally, it’s the place where I stayed for my first week in …

Let’s Love Life

Though I can’t be sure it’s his work, I’m pretty confident this is the work of a guy called Matt. (I saw him earlier in the night, ahead of this being created, and knowing the way he works, I’m sure it’s him). Matt is a homeless guy who has lived on-and-off in my neighbourhood over …

This Week So Far

The journalist, Monica Attard told a fabulous story, seeking to illustrate the generational difference in media consumption. She was speaking at a lunch-time discussion I attended yesterday, organised by the “Affinity” cultural organisation, which seeks to create a better interfaith, multi-cultural discussion in Australia, between Muslim and non-Muslim people. She was talking about how 7.30’s …

August Moments

Conscious that I sometimes share material on other platforms that never makes “the cut” here on my blog, I will start sharing a few bits and pieces here also. These are the tweets, posts, and observations that still seem relevant at the end of each month. Lots of ephemera, but hopefully still quite entertaining. August …

Paper Tiger

If you like the 1970s, music, art, politics and Sydney, you’ll like this exhibition currently at the National Art School. Made this video for my friend https://catherinecroll.com (Cathy/Kate), who has work in it, but couldn’t attend the opening, as she is currently working in remote WA.

Surry Hills Light Rail Update

They’ve been “testing” the new light rail (trams) in Surry Hills for about three months now. Though infrequent at the beginning, I live close enough to the tracks to notice the “ding ding” sounds have become more frequent. At night, sometimes they’ve been as regular as every ten to fifteen minutes. The rumble of the …