Drawalong travels

The road kill between Wentworth and Broken Hill is up there with Tassie stats by the look of it…kangaroos, wallabies, goats and emus. Photo of a survivor strutting in downtown Broken Hill beside this grand old building. Not sure what the building’s use once was….just wasting away?… Read More

June 12, 2018

Darwin nostalgia

I ate at this Takeaway many times when staying in Darwin. I think the first time was in 1990 0r it could have been 2000….hmm, that’s a gap…I need to check  when the Bus Transit Centre was built :). Nevertheless it is a long time ago, around a quarter… Read More

January 15, 2018


We left the tropical north a few years ago and made our home  in Wombat country. In that time, I have driven past 5 road-kill wombats, patted one live orphaned wombat at our local cafe, and seen one mange stricken adult in the forest. Some record for an area celebrating the… Read More

October 10, 2017


Kookaburra waiting A daily territorial battle disrupts the tranquility of our garden, as two ravens and their chick nested high in large gumtree at the bottom of the garden,  noisily etablish superiority over their domain. They have also commandeered our roof gutters as their pantry and bread dunking facility. God… Read More

September 26, 2017

On the mend

Blood and pumps Read More

August 8, 2016

Pompidou Centre , 2010.

Pompidou Centre, taken around May 2010. Not sure who the curious young man is. This iconic building, cut into a dense city market and residential quarter, was completed in 1977. I remember it was entertaining to move through the forecourt and up the escalators. The building always looks… Read More

May 23, 2016

Street art Darwin

Aussie posters Darwin Artist, Peter Drew, is travelling the continent reminding Australians of their heritage. Some of the posters attracted defacement within 48 hours. Simple, direct and current. More pics https://www.instagram.com/julianwigley/… Read More

May 14, 2016

Drawalong emerges

The Beginning… Coming to grips with screws and pins, and fitting out the essentials for a bush bash or city sojourn. Read More

September 1, 2015

My 39 year old eco flyer at Heide Museum of Modern Art

Funny and a delight to see an old flyer I did in 1975 promoting the Radical Ecology Conference used by Emily Floyd in her abstract poster series. Discovered during a recent stroll through the Heide Museum of Modern Art. Jim would see the Heide joke. Emily Floyd. Exhibition… Read More

April 11, 2014

Henry Darger at MONA

Second visit to the apple Isle and MONA. There were several works drawn by this artist that caught my eye. Photo of Henry Darger taken by David Berglund. Read More

February 25, 2014

Fishing in the Hilton Lobby

Photo mash on iPad… Read More

September 25, 2013

Piano player playing in the hotel lobby

September 20, 2013