Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012: A Year in REFLECTION

I have to say that 2012 has certainly been a much better year for me than last year in terms of my own personal and spiritual growth, as well as the friendships I’ve made and developed and all the achievements … Continue reading

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GLORIFIED’s first headliner gig w/ This Fiasco and Empires Fall @ NEXT! REVIEW

After spending the day listening to my mum’s endless man issues (yes, I still love you mum regardless 😛 lol), it was something of a welcome relief to actually leave the house tonight and hit NEXT! and to be able … Continue reading

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End of the World Party @ NEXT! REVIEW

To be honest, I never really heard of any of the bands on tonight’s line-up besides PANTALLICA and even then I’m only a casual fan of both Pantera and Metallica. But I didn’t care because the fact is I needed … Continue reading

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SPIRIT TRAIN (Unfinished Short Story, August-September, 2005)

Prologue: A Cold Presence   The Chicago subway is always a chaotic place with people going to and from work everyday. Their lives are so routine that no-one aboard the train that Monday morning would expect anything out of the … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIAN ARTIST ESSAY: SIR SIDNEY NOLAN (June-July, 2007)

Sidney Nolan was born in Melbourne, 1917. He’s known as one of the greatest painters in Australian art history with his iconic representations of the Australian landscape. In the mid-1930’s, Nolan attended night classes at the National Gallery of Victoria’s … Continue reading

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POP ART ESSAY (May, 2007)

Andy Warhol was obsessed with famous celebrities and mass-production of consumer products. He took photographic images and used the technique of silk-screen printing to produce his work. He even hand painted some areas of the prints to make them “original”. … Continue reading

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A BIGGER GRAND CANYON REVIEW (June, 2007)

David Hockney’s A Bigger Grand Canyon captures the vast spaciousness of the Grand Canyon. Hockney has built up each canvas with layers of vibrant colour. His use of warmer colours and textures on the mountains and rock formations in the … Continue reading

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