Today (a pause from Patanjali)

Today (a pause from Patanjali)

    I just have to tell you about what’s going on around our pretty little rural acreage. The place is jumping! It’s spring for real. There are races going on for best soil real estate as weeds and immature vegetables vie for space. Trees we planted last...
Essential Shopping

Essential Shopping

I’ve never complained about it. Maybe it’s even a sort of restraint. But here is the thing: it’s no good trying to do retail therapy in Taree.  Maybe I’m just a snob, but what’s on offer in our small burg is déclassé, outmoded, and el...
Everyone’s Gift

Everyone’s Gift

Here we are in Hobart in the cold, humid, grey of autumn mainly to see the extraordinary gift of a gallery that David Walsh has made to the Australian people, that is, MONA. The Museum of Old and New Art is the largest privately funded museum in this country and...