"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."
*“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...
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.
I was the guest reader at this month's QUT Literary Salon at the Queensland University of Technology.
*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. ...
*Don't fret if you're getting this for the second time!
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.
"*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...
The first season of *Marvellous, Electrical* has taken us from the fairytale coasts of Portugal
It's strange to look back on the valleys you've travelled.