Reading blogs on a Sunday morning – the new weekend paper?

Weekends are meant for reading, right? The sacred,time honoured ritual of a Saturday morning cafe trip of opening a pile of fresh weekend papers before ordering your first coffee does not discriminate to Sundays. Sundays are good for that too. I love reading. And even if I forget it sometimes by the business of life, … Continue reading Reading blogs on a Sunday morning – the new weekend paper?

A widespread artistic affliction: silence the inner critic!

The saddest thing in art is when an artist is debilitated unfruitful by the ruling of an over-grown Inner Critic. It can happen to many great artists, and not great artists, and to people who yearn to be artists but never quite get there. The formula is simple: the inner critic intervenes and the artist … Continue reading A widespread artistic affliction: silence the inner critic!

From Gangs to Geelong: Alfred Lomas shares his story

“What the hell is a LA gang member doing in Geelong today?” Excuse the language but that was the question posed as I sat in a packed audition, spilling with both high school students and police officers and youth workers. Down the front Alfred was sitting, wedged between curator Stephanie Tribe and Courthouse ARTS artistic … Continue reading From Gangs to Geelong: Alfred Lomas shares his story