These are a few of my favourite pings // 9.7

I was at a prime minister’s funeral on my birthday. I watched the sun set over Uluru with a prince and princess and was thrown sideways in a ute next to a sheep sheering display. I’ve climbed masts, thrown axes, driven fast cars, had a police escort, been chased by a dingo, waded through flood … Continue reading

POTUS and FLOTUS, I miss you // 26 April 2012

They are the coolest couple in America. Or at the very least, the coolest couple to grace the ever-multiplying pages of the MailOnline. Barack and Michelle Obama, I miss you. I always loved writing about you – and articles focusing on you together are far more fun to put together than those simply looking at … Continue reading

A land of opportunity by any other name // 20 April 2012

There’s nothing like a long break – nine months working in NYC this time – to put things into perspective. As ever, there are things that have changed about Sydney and others that have stood still. It is only human, after all. The lifestyle, the yawning harbour, the beaches with their wide grins of white … Continue reading

The Underwater Project – the book’s out // 10 April 2012

Mark Tipple’s name is no stranger to these pages. The Sydney-based photographer has mastered – if that term can be so brazenly applied to art – underwater pictures, and his beautiful images have deservedly graced far wider-reaching publications than these. Savvy to the end, the young Adelaide-born snapper is now selling collections of his Underwater … Continue reading