Review – ‘Awaking Beauty: The Art of Eyvind Earle’

‘Awaking Beauty: The Art of Eyvind Earle’ was an exhibition I was lucky enough to visit whilst I was in San Francisco in 2017. The aforementioned exhibition was held at the Diane Disney Miller Exhibition Hall of The Walt Disney Family Museum in the Presidio of San Francisco, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation…

TeaQuation

TeaQuation is a California based cafe serving hand-crafted & all-natural tea cocktails that are uniquely delicious and refreshing. Every drink is made from fresh fruits, pureed and squeezed daily. TeaQuation also serve desserts, snacks, and savories that are amazing in their own right. As a passionate tea consumer I was happily surprised & delighted with…

A Christmas Bushfire

I recently returned home just before Christmas from a whirlwind trip overseas to learn that there were multiple out-of-control fires raging very close to my family’s home. Before finally being extinguished after Christmas, the fire destroyed scores of homes & thousands of hectares of land. Fortunately, my family’s home was spared, with the containment line…

Review – ‘Kà’ by Cirque du Soleil

‘Kà’ an Epic Show by Cirque du Soleil at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. cirquedusoleil.com/ka ‘Kà’is an absolutely EPIC show created by the one & only Cirque du Soleil, that I was privileged to witness whilst I was recently visiting Las Vegas performed at the iconic MGM Grand. Kà describes the story as…

Review – ‘Walt Disney Family Museum’

‘Walt Disney Family Museum’ in the Presidio of San Francisco, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. waltdisney.org Open 10am–6pm daily, except Tuesdays, January 1, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25 Last entry is 4:45pm Tickets available for purchase online or on the door Price: Adult: $25 Senior (65+): $20 Student (i.d): $20 Youth (6…

B&W Photography Zine – Alone in a new city #2

Hi friends. I wanted to let you all know that I have just published & put up for sale in my Etsy store the second instalment of my black & white photography zine titled ‘alone in a new city #2’. The zine contains 26 of my original black & white photographs on separate pages with…

Movie Review – ‘The Triplets of Belleville’ (2003) dir. Sylvain Chomet

Movie review of ‘The Triplets of Belleville’ (2003) dir. Sylvain Chomet The film I want to write about this evening is the brilliant & mind-boggling ‘The Triplets of Belleville’ by animation master Sylvain Chomet. I have watched this film well over fifty times, each time attempting to articulate my thoughts on this near wordless masterpiece…

Poetry/Art Zine – thirteen masks

Hi friends. I wanted to let you all know that I have just published & listed for sale my second zine titled ‘thirteen masks’. The zine contains 12 of my original poems with an accompanying black & white mask artwork (also original) that relates directly to each poem. ‘thirteen masks’ was created around the theme of masks,…

Movie Review – ‘Leaving Las Vegas’ (1995) dir. Mike Figgis

Movie Review of ‘Leaving Las Vegas’ (1995) dir. Mike Figgis The film I want to write about today is my favourite film of all time, ‘Leaving Las Vegas’ by director Mike Figgis. Despite both Nicholas Cage & Elisabeth Shue being nominated for Academy Awards for their flawless performances, with Nicholas Cage winning best actor for his unmatched…

Phollio Ed. 3 Book

I am absolutely thrilled to have my graduate short animated film ‘The Last Artist’ included in the beautiful third edition of Phollio’s wonderful publication that highlights the work of ‘talented emerging national and international artists.’ Phollio gives artists and designers the opportunity to gain exposure for what they love doing, to get the recognition they…

Book Review – ‘Memoirs of a Geisha’ (1997) by Arthur Golden

“At the temple there is a poem called “Loss” carved into the stone. It has three words, but the poet has scratched them out. You cannot read loss, only feel it.” This quote about loss from ‘Memoirs of a Geisha’ is a quote I have used many times in my life since my first reading…