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I wish you a Shitty Easter

Last year, I wrote my version of the Christmas Story (I’ve pasted it at the bottom of this post if you’re curious). I wrote the story as a way of channelling the nausea generated in me by the gentle-Jesus-meek-and-mild-no-crying-he-makes representation of the story. For me, (and … Continue reading

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Cake Plate 2

As a brief addendum to my post on the beauty of the absurd, here is a little genre/pov mashup from Tilly. It reminds me a little of one of my favourite group of poets, The Imagist, and is also a … Continue reading

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Talking Carl

The other day we had a comic moment (a la Abbott and Costello) that featured Tilly and an iPhone app called ‘Talking Carl’. This comic moment will be lost on anyone not familiar with Carl, so before I started writing … Continue reading

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Tears and Thunder

It is a touch unsettling to see little obsessions emerging in your child, especially if fear and sadness seem to be dominant elements in those obsessions. I guess anything that smacks of anxiety and neurosis in a young child is … Continue reading

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Salmon? Rusty!! (Slight return)

My friend G found this little clip of Kim Salmon solo. It appears to be from a Sydney Festival 2011 video art piece on the intimacy of live performance. This is a section of the first song he played the … Continue reading

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Salmon? Rusty!

My friends G, J and I all used to go to gigs, but since having kids this has proved more and more difficult. So a while ago we decided that we would take it in turns, once a month, to … Continue reading

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The Cuddle

I felt a little dirty after my last post, but luckily Susie has provided me with the means to cleanse my blog by taking the following photo. Enough said.  

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