Photos: Melbourne city sunsets

People often make or get cynical comments about sharing sunset photos on social media but there is a reason people do – sunsets are usually spectacular and the colours are magnificent. The Spring (and soon Summer) sky above Melbourne has been showing off most evenings this year, and I haven’t been able to resist takingContinue reading “Photos: Melbourne city sunsets”

Not so ordinary: Desh Balasubramaniam

Artistic director. Community idealist. Ambitious. Desh Balasubramaniam was born in Sri Lanka, and now lives in Australia, by way of New Zealand. He founded Ondru in his Melbourne backyard. Tell us a little bit about your arts organisation, Ondru: Ondru is an arts organisation committed to provoking thought and evoking change through art. Ondru isContinue reading “Not so ordinary: Desh Balasubramaniam”

Not so ordinary: Justine Webse

Foster parent. Difficult at times. Grateful. In this first ‘Not so ordinary’, Melburnian Justine Webse gives an insight into the world of foster parenting. What made you interested in being a foster parent? I grew up with a mother who’d been forced to give up her child to adoption. When the issue of parenting non-biologicalContinue reading “Not so ordinary: Justine Webse”

Big hearted pearls of wisdom #BHB2014

This weekend I’m attending Big Hearted Business (un)Conference 2014 — an annual event run by Big Hearted Business (BHB), designed to ‘teach creative people about business, and business people about creativity, in ways that makes sense’. BHB is the work of well-known and widely-loved singer, songwriter and actor Clare Bowditch, who is also hosting theContinue reading “Big hearted pearls of wisdom #BHB2014”