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MIXTAPE III: ‘EFFED’ UP

MIXTAPE III: ‘EFFED’ UP

I wrote and re-wrote this month’s article over and over. I changed themes, approached it from different angles but I just couldn’t seem to complete a thought. It’s not music that’s the problem you see, there’s music for every mood, every feel ...

Aboriginal Painting – insider tips!

Aboriginal Painting – insider tips!

Thinking about buying some art? Look no further than our own backyard.. Let me talk you through it.. There are still many who think of the traditional ‘dotted’ bark paintings when it comes to Australian Aboriginal art. Although these are still a ...

Mixtape: 3:00AM

Mixtape: 3:00AM

If you’ve ever suffered a bout of insomnia you’ll know the eeriness of the world at 3:00am. There’s no other time quite like it: everything is dark and still and you feel overwhelmingly alone regardless of who’s around you. When you’ve been t ...

Get some art on your walls!

Get some art on your walls!

While sitting down and getting ready to write, I find myself staring at the two prints I have in my living room. In the past, art prints have had a sort of stigma within the art world although nowadays, it’s the most affordable way to enhance your space ...

The Sandcastle Girls

The Sandcastle Girls

This book is beautifully written but not one for the faint hearted.  Although it is a work of fiction, it’s based around the historic events of the 1915 Armenian Genocide.  The protagonist Laura is based in modern day Boston, USA. It’s through her ...

Major League Baseball – Dodgers Vs Diamondbacks

Major League Baseball – Dodgers Vs Diamondbacks

A balmy Sunday afternoon at the Sydney Cricket Ground. A near capacity crowd is engaged in a frantic Mexican wave cheering, with each ball thrown and hit. Beer snakes are growing by the minute. No, this isn't the 20/20 cricket or a Boxing Day test. ...

Ken Done: where I work & the artwork I love

Ken Done: where I work & the artwork I love

For the last five and a half years I’ve been living and breathing Ken Done and my love for his art has grown immensely. I’ve been very creative and enjoyed viewing and making beautiful things ever since I can remember. Art is one of those things. ...

Mixtape: The Lost Art

Mixtape: The Lost Art

I know what you’re thinking – no one makes mix-tapes anymore. In fact, if you were born any time after 1990, the likelihood that you’ve even laid eyes on a cassette tape is pretty slim. When I was growing up however, mixtapes were more than a lis ...