I’m glad January is almost over. It kind of sucked. Read more
Archive for January, 2013
On Monday, I blogged about the privilege of having been inside the Montsalvat studio of renowned Australian artist Matcham Skipper. While I was roaming the artist community with friends, we also happened upon David Brown, one of the residents and a master craftsman and maker of shakuhachi and violins. Read more
The best camera is the one you have with you.
All I had with me was my low-battery iPhone when Theo and I decided to go with friends on an impromptu trip to Montsalvat. I’d been to this beautiful artist community once before, but this second visit turned out to be extra special. Read more
I’ve written before about some great shopping spots in Melbourne, but there’s a difference between shopping like a tourist and shopping like someone who has just moved to a new city.
Once you’ve got your souvenirs and gifts out of the way, you might be wondering where to buy shampoo, a new mobile phone, new camping gear, or what kind of store Bunnings is. It takes time to learn, but here’s what I’ve worked out so far. Read more