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The answer is the ukulele.

Queensland tourism campaigns are notoriously all over the place. From the brilliant "Beautiful one day. Perfect the next" to the truly awful "Where the bloody hell are you?". With the scenery that's available it shouldn't be surprising that…

Of painters and poets

I've said all I have to say about the Archibald Prize, except to comment on the winner. As someone once rather  foolishly said "I know nothing about art but I know what I like". I really like the winning work. It is, at least, a portrait. However,…

The Archibald. Art or artifice?

I know that I leave myself open here to the accusation of  "sour grapes", since Helen Lawson's excellent portrait of me was not one chosen by the judges of this year's Archibald Prize, but having seen the acceptances I really have to wonder.…