Category Archive: Creative

Hofesh Shechter’s Sun – Dance Review

Something You Said’s Carol Bowditch checks out Hofesh Shechter’s latest contemporary dance production.  We are told that everything will be just fine, we are shown the ending at the beginning for the reassurance that the… Read More

Two Moons Too Soon – by Chloe Coles

Australian model/artist/writer Chloe Coles exclusively gave us some more of her words and pictures: SLOW DOWN (picture, above): When my older sister turned 15 and hated the world, my little brother and I formed some… Read More

Ways that too much work makes you stupid

While you may have convinced yourself that your job is awesome and not an absolutely mind-numbing waste of time, chances are it’s making you dumb-as-shit. Harriet Cheney explains why: 1. You lose sight… Read More

Emerging Writers’ Festival x Jack Colwell

The fantastic, Melbourne-based Emerging Writers’ Festival is a cultural melting-pot for writers to come together to learn their craft, showcase their work to their peers and let off some steam. If you thought musicians… Read More

The Lonely Pavements – by Chloe Coles

Chloe Coles is an Australian model/artist/writer who has recently relocated to London. She has certainly encountered some interesting characters in her first few weeks on the lonely pavements of the city, and has been… Read More

Man on a train, by Chloe Coles

Last week’s interview with Australia-based model/artist/writer Chloe Coles proved so popular that we decided to invite her to contribute on a regular basis. So stay tuned for more of her words and pictures.… Read More

Things that shouldn’t be awesome but are

Last week, we told you the things that shouldn’t annoy us but absolutely do. To counterbalance this and to illustrate that our contributors aren’t merely a bunch of miseries/moaners/haters, here’s a collection of… Read More

#kalelife: Signs you’re turning into a fuckwit

If knowledge is power, communication inspires interactivity and with affluence comes choice, then living in the privileged, overly commodified and cluttered world that we do is leading us all down the same path… Read More

China and its little absurdities – Guangzhou

It’s hard to feel culture-shock when you come from a country as multicultural as Australia. I still don’t think that’s an ethnocentrically obnoxious claim to make, which is why, from the floor of the… Read More

Thoughts on being here and now

Lisa Says is currently playing serious catch-up with popular culture, but wonders if staying up-to-date is worth the required effort: All yesterday’s parties. Things that happened in 2013 and everybody knew about except me…… Read More

Interview: Betty Grumble, love & anger

Oliver Heath talks to Emma Maye, better known as Australian “obscene beauty queen and surreal showgirl” and all-round provocateur, Betty Grumble. Just in time for the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras celebration that takes over Sydney… Read More

Valentine’s Bedroom Musical Mishaps

Tom Spooner helps us avoid embarrassment this Valentine’s Day by advising us on definite musical no-no’s in the bedroom: When it comes to setting the mood for a night of romantic nudge-nudge wink-winking… Read More