the end?

the end?

I’ve not posted for about 6 weeks. I think I’m bored with this. Hyperlocal never gained acceptance in Australia and the audience for food blogs has long since gone. This site gets a similar amount of traffic now as it did back in 2008 before peak of blogging c2010.…

preaching from the patriarchal pedestal

preaching from the patriarchal pedestal

Humans are a social species, and we communicate with each other in a variety of verbal and non-verbal ways, including by conforming to and transgressing against normative ideas about clothing. All clothing is costume, and all costume is theatre. Dressing to enter public space is a performative act that positions the individual as a conscious decision maker in relation to sartorial aesthetics and social relations.…

an afternoon in the Yarra Valley with Arkley, cider and cheese

an afternoon in the Yarra Valley with Arkley, cider and cheese

The Howard Arkley exhibition at Tarrawarra Museum of Art in the Yarra Valley is excellent and I highly recommend it. I knew only the suburban house paintings and it was fascinating to see the breadth of his work. I was particularly impressed by his later paintings of the built environment featuring factories and freeways rather than suburban houses.…