It’s alive! I’m conscious that the last time I wrote to you was a month ago! But its been busy. 
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Thanks to Dan Cohen’s tweet going viral after the last episode I need to welcome a lot of new readers! So “hi!” (and thanks Dan!) 
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Hello 2021. Feels just like 2020 with a tiny bit less dread, right? Or maybe just a different kind of dread. I started writing this one several times t…
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I’ve been doing a bunch of talks recently and several folks asked me to write them up rather than let them stay ephemeral moments. This shift to the ep…
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Things are looking a little different today. Like everyone I know, we anxiously awaited the US election results, constantly refreshing web pages with t…
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725 to zero. It’s been a remarkable turnaround in Melbourne. The lockdown has been hard and relentless but tonight there is much celebration. Even our …
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There’s a hot wind blowing through Melbourne and for the past two nights the tall eucalyptus tree outside the bedroom window has been rattling the seed…
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The recently released new Google Arts & Culture experiment, Gael Hughes’ An Ocean of Books, is a cute but telling example of the challenges of large he…
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The Whitney’s recent exhibition cancellation controversy is yet another reminder that an art museum is not the same as a social history museum. Power a…
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August is a cold month in Melbourne. Our rental is particularly poorly designed with only low efficiency airconditioning that pretends to be heating. N…
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Fifty. I didn’t expect to get to fifty of these little missives when I started writing them. When I started this writing there was no real goal in mind…
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I had hoped to get some of this out earlier but change is happening so fast at the moment. Things have escalated again in recent days and we are in a n…
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