SmallWorks Gallery, Brisbane, Australia:  If your in Brisbane over the next month, do check out SmallWorks’ Christmas group show.  It comprises of selected works by artist’s who have shown their stuff during SmallWorks Gallery’s fantastic first year!  Works are available for purchase- they will make exellent, not to mention original Christmas presents… Advertisements

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Golden Orb

Queensland, Australia, March 2012: While on a recent holiday in Queensland I had a close call with one of these giant Golden Orb spiders. We’d stopped at the side of the road to stretch our legs when I nearly walked into one of their giant webs… They have a very nasty bite- though not fatal […]

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Sufferers Paradise

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, March 2012: The taxi driver joked, “whad didya think of sufferers paradise mate?” as we drove to the train station… I’d never heard of Surfers Paradise refered to as that.. I replied “okay, but not really my kind of place…” He nodded his head knowingly… “I know whad ya […]

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Villa 7

Porirua Hospital, Wellington NZ, yesterday:  “Villa 7″ was a building that formed part of the former “Porirua Lunatic Asylum”, as far as I can ascertain. Details are sketchy and its current owners are unknown, but are allegedly local Maori iwi…  

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