Topic archives: 15 Minutes of Fame

The Independent Type + other bobs

The Independent Type + other bobs

May 3, 2009 14

‘Ello Guvna! * Yesterday I checked out The Independent Type exhibition at the State Library of Victoria. If you’re a word-nerd you will probably enjoy it as much as I did. Highlights were Marcus Clarke’s notebook (c. 1853) where I could make out the line ‘A great deal of middling intellect’; Henry Handel Richardson’s gorgeous […]

Peace, EWF & ‘Helloooo, my name is Number One…’

Peace, EWF & ‘Helloooo, my name is Number One…’

April 25, 2009 16

First of all, happy ANZAC Day. It’s great to take some time to think about the young soldiers who have been sacrificed for our country, andĀ the sadness of war – conflict, power, greed. I know that books and films have been beneficial to my knowledge and understanding of war, and of nationalism, patriotism (theĀ genuine, the […]

I’ve Joined the Twits, the Dead (or Undead) and More Festivals!

I’ve Joined the Twits, the Dead (or Undead) and More Festivals!

February 21, 2009 10

I’m spending my Saturday making bookmarks for the blog to give out at the Format Festival next month (as it’s a DIY festival, I thought crafty-collage-style bookmarks would be apt). They’ll be on different colour cardboards with words, little images I like, and gel-pen artwork! It’s so much fun – I haven’t done craft for […]