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January TBR

Man, oh man. I know it’s only been 2017 for roughly two days, but I am so glad to have 2016 in my dust. It was such a crazy year of ups and downs. 151 more words


THE MONTHLY // Christmas Is The Best Time To Be An Action Hero

What movies did you watch this Christmas? Did you go for Tim Allen family comedy The Santa Clause, or the much adored romantic Brit-flick… 880 more words


The national broadside | The Monthly

For the past three weeks, I’ve been observing the world from a hospital bed. One of my pastimes has been to read the Australian carefully each day, something I haven’t done since completing my analysis of the harm the paper does to the nation, in the Quarterly Essay ‘Bad News’. 6 more words


Winners are Grinners: The 10th EMSLA Award; Coffs Harbour Regional Art Gallery

It’s a tough gig being a distinguished judge, but hey! Someone’s gotta do it. Michael Fitzgerald, editor of Art Monthly Australasia, Julie Fragar, celebrated, award winning painter and I judged the $20,000 EMSLA Award in Coffs Harbour the other week. 1,121 more words

Australian Art

THE MONTHLY // Great Movie Compositions That Get Your Heart Pumping

The movie soundtrack is a vital part of any film. Whether it’s a main theme or an underscore, a film’s composer will bring his own unique style to a particular scene to help give the audience a desired emotion. 883 more words

Too old to work, too young to die - The Monthly

Pension changes, age discrimination and workplace automation are driving older Australians into poverty


First published in The Monthly Friday, 30th September 2016… 420 more words

Australian Politics