Monthly Archives: May 2019


An old saying – “variety is the spice of life”. This week’s reading has been varied, all right. First, Jay Griffith’s Tristimania, an amazing memoir of manic depression (her preferred term) which is prose that reads like poetry – and … Continue reading

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The Castlemaine State Festival has been and gone for weeks now, but the open-air exhibition of portraits is still in place. The show, “Beyond the Studio”, was the work of MAPgroup – Many Australian Photographers. MAPgroup is an association of … Continue reading

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