Monthly Archives: March 2016

Variations on a Theme

As a teacher of Chinese calligraphy, an art form that is difficult to master, I like to remind my students that it is better to write one or two characters well than fill pages with flawed characters. As a master of flaws, … Continue reading

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Good Friday Market

The rain has brought out the bamboo shoots.  I’ve noticed them in my garden and here they are at Paddy’s market in Flemington.  I’m glad that mine are much smaller and more manageable. The change of weather seems to have … Continue reading

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“They’re so Ghastly I Love Them”

Late last year I took a pottery course at North Sydney Community Centre but when I tried to reenrol this year, I was told that the course was full.  At a loose end, I decided to take a three-session Saturday … Continue reading

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