Nook Nook

Nook Nook

Jocelyn Cross, co-director of Nook Nook furniture, is just as bright, brave and bubbly as her furniture.  Taking these photos in her dear little terrace just north of Melbourne’s CBD last week was the best fun I’ve had in ages. As an interior designer with...
Noel Skrzypczak

Noel Skrzypczak

Note to all Isiiad Readers! Don’t miss Noel Skrzypczak’s installation ‘Talking with Strangers” at Heide Museum of Art until October 9th. I’m in love with installations. This one is intriguing.  There are two huge mounds of...
Rick Amor

Rick Amor

I’ve seen a few artists studios now. My eyes are always busy darting around looking for clues to an artist’s work. Rick Amor’s studio is typically revealing. Influences of early Renaissance painter Piero della Francesca, Picasso, de Chirico, are all...
Attasit Pokpong

Attasit Pokpong

Last night I braved the opening of the Melbourne Affordable Art Fair.  There was work by Michael Schlitz, David Bromley and a bzillion other local and international artists. Melbourne art lovers were there in huge numbers.  The opportunity to see more of Michael...

Choir update

> Just  in case you’re wondering, Moon’s a Balloon managed to get a standing ovation after belting out Leonard Cohen’s ‘Anthem’.  There wasn’t a dry eye in the house… mine included.   Ahhhh the joy of...