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- STC: RGB: Of Many, One (Suzie Miller 2022) 26 November 2022Photo of Heather Mitchell from the STC websiteHeather Mitchell is a marvel in this one-woman play about the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
- Antidisturbios (Riot Police) ( Isabel Peña & Rodrigo Sorogoyen 2020) 25 November 2022A brilliant 6-episode series featuring a squad of riot police caught up in violence and investigated for manslaughter.
- She Said (Maria Schrader 2022) 20 November 2022A terrific movie about the journalists who broke the big story about Harvey Weinstein. It couldn't have been made without the success of Spotlight, but it's a very different movie. In particular I love the way it made us see the places and communities in which it happened, mainly many faces and localities of New York City.
- Southerly Vol 79 Nº 3: The Way We Live Now (edited by Melissa Hardie and Kate Lilley 2022) 20 November 2022A special digital issue of Sydney literary journal Southerly, available as a free download. (Click on image to the left for Southerly's website.) The cover illustration is from aseries ofphotographs with the title 'Matchbox Sonnets' – implicitly inviting us to count the matches.
- Shetland, series 6 (with characters created by Ann Cleeves, 2021) 20 November 2022Douglas Henshall is back as the endlessly watchable, melancholy Jimmy Perez in stunningly beautiful Shetland – pity about the murders. This season begins with the burial of Jimmy's mother, at which he recites a Maya Angelou poem. Of the two Ann Cleeves characters getting a big run on TV, the man, Jimmy, is deeply embedded in relationships while the wom […]
- STC: RGB: Of Many, One (Suzie Miller 2022) 26 November 2022
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- Kit Kelen’s Bung Mazes
- November Verse 11: In the sauna
- November Verse 10: Pictures and words
- A Launch
- November Verse 9: Shouting at my phone
- November Verse 8: Graupel
- November Verse 7: Demo
- November Verse 6: Eclipse
- Middlemarch: Progress report 1
- November Verse 5: Active Seniors
- November Verse 4
- Ian McEwan’s Lessons: page 75
- November Verse 3
- November Verse 2: Swimming with a two-year-old
- November Verse 1: On quitting Twitter
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It’s almost a year since I saw any of Marrickville Mattress Poet C.L’s work (last sighting here), but she’s still going, and I saw this this morning. It looks as if she’s feeling the strain of living with a climate-action-delaying … Continue reading
A friend emailed me this photo. It’s not the work of fabulous Marrickville mattress poet C.L. It lacks her (I’m convinced the MMP is a woman) world-weary generosity of spirit and may stray a little into vulgarity, but it’s heartening … Continue reading
I’m not the only one who keeps a weather eye out for new works by ‘C.L’, who turns discarded mattresses around Marrickville into ephemeral works of literary art. Here’s my latest sighting. After a brief foray into politics, she (I … Continue reading
I’ve occasionally blogged about poetic gems that turn up on discarded mattresses around Marrickville (here’s a link). I’m not the only one – here’s a link to a post by someone called Therese Trouserzoff. I can report a new sighting … Continue reading
It’s 20 months since I posted about Marrickville’s mattress poetry. This morning wandering through the back lanes on my way home from the library, I saw not one but two more examples, these ones initialled by the poet, and I … Continue reading
Old mattresses are notoriously hard to recycle – the charities won’t take them because it’s illegal to resell them, and who wants to inherit someone else’s lumpy, stained discarded bedding? Recently a number of these items have been turning up … Continue reading
The Marrickville Mattress Poet put in an appearance as part of the Marrickville Open Studio Trail on the weekend. This homage to Magritte was part of the Fairy Alley exhibition.