Category Archives: Crafts & Culture

The Wolves of Currumpaw

The Wolves of Currumpaw by William Grill

I am fascinated with children’s books. I have kept all my childhood books, my almost three-year-old son already has a considerable collection and I have started to even buy him books to save for later. Yes, you could say the … Read More

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Defining Moments in Rock ‘n’ Roll Style (and Who Shot Them)

Kurt Cobain by Charles Peterson

There are countless rock & roll images that are burnt in the public’s collective memory. They have played a major role in creating the image of our favourite or most influential musicians, and that image has been taken for granted … Read More

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Alex Beard: Making Art and Creating Awareness

Alex Beard On the Ngare Ndare River

Exotic creatures like elephants, giraffes, rhinos and sailfish are drawn out by artist Alex Beard’s hand into colourful, whimsical, fantastic landscapes. Some of them are interacting with the street scenes of New Orleans, Alex’s residing city, taking the form of … Read More

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Talking Books and the Art of Bookshop Keeping with Vlad Niculescu

Carturesti & Friends

On any given Saturday spent in town, you will find me in a bookshop. It is my family’s favourite weekend activity – my latest partner in this activity is our almost three-year-old son. He is out the door when he … Read More

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First Music Memory

Tina Turner

What was your first music memory? I don’t remember. I wish at least my parents did. I am not talking about the school or teenage years when discovering a song or musician can be truly transformative and can change your … Read More

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