Essay: ‘A home among the peach trees’

I recently wrote an essay, ‘A home among the peach trees’ about refugee settlement in regional Australia and I wrote it for two reasons. One was because while I care and am vocal about the cruelty with which Australia treats refugees, especially those in offshore detention, I also believe not enough time is spent discussingContinue reading “Essay: ‘A home among the peach trees’”

Another Launceston weekend

It was a weekend in Launceston, Tasmania, with friends, although the main adventures took place in the surrounds. For some reason I kept seeing scenes and subjects that reminded me of Georgia O’Keeffe – the barns, the flowers. Maybe it was, after a crazy week of world news, as simple as feeling inspiration from an artist whoContinue reading “Another Launceston weekend”

Norway by railway

Each day, a few times a day, trains depart from Bergen heading to Oslo, and Oslo heading to Bergen, on what is said to be one of the most scenic train routes in the world. In the space of about 7 hours, you can see Winter-snow mountains, lush green birch forests, and Summer-kissed fields, allContinue reading “Norway by railway”

Art houses

Art galleries and museums themselves can be subjects of art, and why not. In fact, they are probably some of the most interesting buildings, and places to people watch, in the world. All photos below taken in Europe 2016.