Australian Arts

Victorian burglars

1 August 2020 9:00 am

Spare a thought for Victorian burglars. Just when they thought they could go back to ransacking South Yarra mansions while…

Different words

1 August 2020 9:00 am

If you’d been in our house during the Coon cheese debacle you would have heard me shouting at the TV:…

Language notes

25 July 2020 9:00 am

One of the most intriguing expressions to come out of the pandemic so far is ‘deep cleaning’. We read that…

Mystery portrait

18 July 2020 9:00 am

Shortly after moving to Manhattan in the noughties I was strolling through the West Village when I came across a…

Relief

11 July 2020 9:00 am

Recently I touched on the subject of evaluating works of art prompted by what seemed to me rather an empty…