What’s happening in our neck of the woods and in other necks not so woody

 

Climate Rally, Friday 20th September

It was wonderful to see the schoolkids shouting, waving their homemade placards and getting involved at the Coffs Harbour Rally.

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First day of Spring – 16 Sept

I cite the start of spring from when I see the season’s first snake or goanna.

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The Lie of the Land

The ground is unnatural
greyed and cracked,
a parchment of chemicals.
Do you worry about worms?

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Visiting the Uk for family (not summer!)

Family stuff

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The National, MCA

Just recognizing one word, one very powerful word tjukurpa, Anangu creation story was important for me . . .

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Life and death on the Gold Coast

This country: its politicians, bureaucrats, and people in general are not taking biodiversity seriously.

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The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT9), Brisbane April

What affected me most was the materiality and the immateriality from two very different artists.

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Stop Adani Convoy, Coffs, Easter Sunday 2019

Stop Adani Convoy, Coffs, Easter Sunday, 2019 The Adani convoy stopped overnight on their way north. Gumbaynggirr man Michael [Micklo] Jarrett gave the welcome to country and some language to learn. This coal mine will be situated in the northern part of the Galilee Basin and will destroy the majority of the best remaining habitat […]

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The aesthetics of a city

St Peters in Sydney’s Inner West is being stripped for the the $17 billion motorway shocker WestConnex, and for thousands of new uni

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Harmony Day in the North Coast Regional Botanic Garden. March 31st.

Such a friendly and culturally rewarding event . . .

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