Meanjin: portrait of a city on fire

"Optimism of the will, pessimism of the intellect" - Antonio Gramsci This is my 70th year of living in Brisbane. Never once in those years have I been asked to re-imagine the city where I grew up in the 1950s & 60s. A small band of about one hundred dedicated people led by green city … Continue reading Meanjin: portrait of a city on fire

Make the sort of money your book, art or performance deserves

I had the privilege of listening to Dr Ernesto Sirolli for more than an hour today.He was the keynote speaker at the inaugural Moreton Bay  Creative Industry Expo 2012Moreton Bay is a region of Queensland Australia and is where I live.I will try to explain as simply as possible what Dr Sirolli had to say.If … Continue reading Make the sort of money your book, art or performance deserves