Curious, Mysterious, Marvellous, Electrical

  • August 12, 2017 Marvellous, Electrical: Lusophone

    We're revisiting two previous instalments of *Marvellous, Electrical *in a new form this month.

  • June 04, 2017 Marvellous, Electrical: The Body Artist

    "I'd like to have been an artist, or been able to sing, or play an instrument," Ian admits. "But that creative stuff - that's not me."

  • May 11, 2017 Marvellous, Electrical: Couldn’t Escape If I Wanted To

    *“The world comes together every four years to compete in the soccer World Cup and the Olympics, but there are very few global events that celebrate the cultural as spectacle. We could argue for the...

  • April 30, 2017 Marvellous, Electrical: Goodbye for now, Brisbane

    It's coming up to the end of the month, and there are new stories waiting: tales of Eurovision songs and backroom hooch, homebrewed for migrant workers. They'll be headed your way before long.

  • April 21, 2017 Marvellous, Electrical: Going Under

    I was the guest reader at this month's QUT Literary Salon at the Queensland University of Technology.

  • March 31, 2017 Marvellous, Electrical: Helen Hears The Ghosts

    *Helen is the one who hears the ghosts. She might not use such fanciful words; she tells people that real stories are always better than made up ones. She is a patient listener, a careful questioner. ...

  • March 14, 2017 Marvellous, Electrical: The Artists' Rifles

    *Don't fret if you're getting this for the second time!

  • March 13, 2017 Marvellous, Electrical: The Artists' Rifles

    Mal is surprised to find he has become a TV addict. He's living from week to week, waiting for the next instalment of his new favourite show. He watches it on a tiny black and white screen.

  • January 28, 2017 Marvellous, Electrical: Foolaru

    "*The tourist comes here with the camera taking pictures all over. What has he got? Another photo to take home, keep part of Uluru. He should get another lens - see straight inside. Wouldn't see big r...

  • December 08, 2016 Marvellous Hiatus

    The first season of *Marvellous, Electrical* has taken us from the fairytale coasts of Portugal to an ibis-themed burlesque