1970’S Adelaide hippiedom

Greetings happy Vege-mites, Irritated by signs proclaiming vegan mascara removal wipes, vegan soaps and organic every and anything I have been contemplating truth in advertising while making a note to myself not to invest in shares that are connected to chemicals: there is no apparent market for chemical anything anymore – unless they are vegan […]

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The Bare Essentials

Greetings me hearties, The world has changed during the end of year break: Notably we have closed the door on 2020, over-trumped a very poor lead (the language of card games), stopped biding our time and ventured fourth to embrace 2021 with hesitant but much more hopeful smiles. After the ball-breaker (see # i) that […]

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Life this year has been experienced in a different way

Greetings pardners In Judgement: life this year has been experienced in a different way and our Gallery One Students’ and Participants’ Art Exhibition has proved to be no exception. Unsurprisingly, entries were down for both art and craft sections but enthusiasm, achievement and excellence were in evidence to compensate well for the reduced numbers. Le […]

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Does relief always imply hope?

Greetings those of faith in the greater good, If you listen, you will hear the planet sigh: it is the sound of relief and some hope. (Does relief always imply hope? Checking the Thesaurus now. ) This week I played bridge (for the uninitiated, bridge is a card game as well as the connection between […]

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Most of the horses will be Australian

Greetings Weather Watchers, I refer to observers of the cold-spell currently underway and not to those wondering which way the wind will blow on the first Tuesday this November.  And, on that date I refer, of course,  to The Horse Race and not the rabbit run in the good ole US of A.     […]

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Electric lightbulb moment

Greetings Eaters of Crow, I write to you as Dansa Andrewsa, head in hands, heart in mouth, during these catastrophic times for the world as we know it. For Mexicans (aka Victorians) the world has in deed and in the great and only true Australian game, come to an unprecedented end. In deference to the […]

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This is not Wende’s text….or is it?

Greetings travellers, Last Friday night, the Mitcham Village Art & Crafts Assoc. Inc., (t/a Gallery One Mitcham) AGM took place amid zero fan-fare. It was a light-hearted affair and with very little ado, we managed to dispense with the business of the evening in a record 25mins.  Election of the 2020-2021 committee was achieved as […]

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Do you follow your head or your heart

Greetings Worryors, Do you follow your head or your heart or flip a coin and leave it to chance? Of course it is the big questions I refer to here: do you, for instance, lather salted butter on your bread with peanut butter (organic, naturally ) or go it alone, completely naked under the sun, […]

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