Blog Archive for March, 2019

Ahoy There! Castlemaine Festival is in full swing.

26 March 2019

Shiver me timbers! The Castlemaine State Festival is in full swing, and the town, which has been sleepy for weeks in the intense summer heat, is suddenly abuzz. Clowns are swinging from the rafters, musicians are kicking up their heels, and waiters are swinging their trays through the throngs at the rate of knots. The Read more…

For Good Luck

21 March 2019

Preparing for a Festival exhibition always carries with it a certain amount of stress. Working away in my studio, I was interrupted by some upsetting news. After that phone call I was not myself. When I went to the sink to clean out my brushes, I had an accident with the bottle of turps. What Read more…

A Labour of Love

10 March 2019

Australia’s Labour Day comes but once a year. By contrast, my personal Labour Day comes around with incredible frequency. In fact, if I were an ox, I would buckle under my yoke. But since I am female, and that makes me a cow… better not go there. What I am trying to say is this: Read more…