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Why Aren’t Seaside Resorts Thriving?

It’s a mystery to me why seaside resorts are not becoming vibrant, thriving, bustling artistic communities filled with creative industries.  Actually, it’s not wholly a mystery.  There are reasons, but my assertion is that the reasons could and should be … Continue reading

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Where Should the Makers Be?

I came from a place that wasn’t particularly supportive of its artists, or so it seemed to me.  It wasn’t particularly supportive of its entrepreneurs, academics or technologists either.  It wasn’t too keen on becoming the next chic artistic hub, … Continue reading

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Don’t Throw Knickers, Throw Food

One particular species of starving artist, now much rarer than they once were, is the Australian touring pub band, particularly prolific in the nineteen seventies.  These guys used to play one night stands in the public bars and drinking houses … Continue reading

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Improvisation

When we were growing up, this was one of my dad’s favourite words.  Whenever we got stuck on a problem and didn’t know how to solve it, whether that was planning a new barbeque construction ( a veritable Australian shrine, … Continue reading

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