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The music midlife crisis

The music midlife crisis

W H ChongAug 11, 20092 Comments

Bye, Pop! Pop waves g'bye. So does Now take its leave of us ...

Portrait of a polite man

Portrait of a polite man

W H ChongAug 11, 20091 Comment

Had to share: this is the extraordinary photograph taken by John Wright for the August cover of Q magazine (see previous

Real women don't have hot flushes,

Real women don’t have hot flushes,

W H ChongAug 11, 20092 Comments

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Pop quiz (Are you old enough?)

Pop quiz (Are you old enough?)

W H ChongAug 10, 2009

Or should that be, Are you young enough*? Back from my break (more later). During which we had to make a five hour drive cross-country, each way – in a small town we bough

The most eye-opening show of Aboriginal art ever

The most eye-opening show of Aboriginal art ever

W H ChongAug 3, 200911 Comments

Here goes: This is finest show of Aboriginal art I have ever seen. It is neither the biggest (only 20 barks, and some objects), nor

A holiday hamper: 7 items

A holiday hamper: 7 items

W H ChongAug 2, 20091 Comment

I'm off for a week's break somewhere warm, sticky and off the grid. So I am leaving a holiday hamper. You'll find a minimum of seven items here (conditions do not apply

War on Books: fightback

W H ChongAug 1, 2009

For those who have been following the neoliberalists (The Productivity Commission)

Boomers rock out

Boomers rock out

W H ChongJul 31, 2009

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Contemporary artists can **** ** balls

Contemporary artists can **** ** balls

W H ChongJul 29, 20094 Comments

Is it encouraging the tribes of Philistia if this makes me laugh? (Snapped one night in an inner suburban street.)

RIP Merce Cunningham

W H ChongJul 29, 20091 Comment

Folk interested in dance will have heard that Merce Cunningham died this Monday past. He was a bit over 90. Here are three videos; the last is particularly interesting. The piece he