There’s one in every crowd: A Compendium of Crowds, from Know It Alls to Laggers

There’s one in every crowd. Yes, you know who I’m talking about: that person sitting off the second aisle, five rows from the front, who insists on asking a lengthy and involved question just as the audience’s energy is flagging.  We’re collectively shifting in our seats, imagining the cup of tea we’ll have when we get … Continue reading

Bibliology, Exhibit at Golden Lane Estates

Raised in a small Australian town with no building over five stories, I’m fascinated by the phenomenon of the British estate, and the way these impossibly tall, imposing buildings loom above the houses next door.  I’m unnaturally drawn to brutal modern architecture – making up for a childhood of waterfalls, rainforests and dusty camping trips perhaps – and whilst I … Continue reading