Category Archives: Stuff I Like

Filled with references to stuff I like in music, film, tv, reading, writing, online etc.

Review: Buddha’s Smile

If you are going to see the exquisite Hokusai showcase at the National Gallery of Victoria, or even if you aren’t, the temporary exhibit Buddha’s Smile is worth a look, and a listen. I’m not suggesting a direct link between … Continue reading

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Review: Syria – Ancient History Modern Conflict

The Ian Potter Gallery at the University of Melbourne is displaying Syria – Ancient History Modern Conflict until the end of August. I took a look because (no surprise at all) I’m fascinated by old things. But also because of … Continue reading

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Nightswimming (classes)

Nightswimming deserves a quiet night. I made a decision when I was sick some months ago. Simple as sending an email when I couldn’t sleep to change, put things in reverse. And learn.┬áNow in my second term, the water seems … Continue reading

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Review: Dreamland Japan

The National Gallery of Victoria is currently exhibiting more than 150 works of art (prints, books, manga, cloth items etc) by the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai. Even if you haven’t heard of him, you may know one of his pictures, … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Suspension of relief?

It’s been a momentous couple of weeks in Doctor Who news. The announcement of the 13th Doctor kept me smiling all the way to work (or at least until I began to read responses), while the preview for the Christmas … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Falling

Spoilers ok? The sky is still blue And so it has come to pass The Doctor Falls and our perception filters have been lifted and we can see the great event happen on the horizon, and like anything in a … Continue reading

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Imperfect articles

If you’ve been visiting a while then you may recall me wittering on about a sketchbook. Well, my latest effort has been uploaded for perusal online at The Sketchbook Project. Some of the pencil sketches haven’t come up so clearly, … Continue reading

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