Ayvee

On AVCon’s opening night the performers danced us the story of ‘Ayvee and Switch’. In this scene Ayvee, performed by Alice Willamsen, spins a gift of silk cloth for her rescuer Switch. Ayvee, in the form of a beautiful magical crane been caught in a trap set by the people of Switch’s village. Despite the […]

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Unconventional Mushrooms

It’s almost a play on words but I don’t really think it works. Regardless, these mushrooms can be found on the side of the Adelaide Convention Center about half way up the building on the north western corner. I had just arrived for the opening celebrations of AVCON, the Adelaide Anime and Gaming Convention 2017. […]

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Patricia, 1932-2017

This weekend just past was one of the saddest days for our family, the end of a generation, the end of an era. Mum, you were one who kept us all connected, you supported our life projects, and you made it your business to make sure we all made the little things important. You leave […]

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