Jacqueline Maley Actor Jodie Foster didn't exactly come out last week.
Ronald Millar The game is not the same.
Tim Soutphommasane The 16th-century originator of this questing literary form remains its finest proponent.
Elizabeth Farrelly I have been painting my back fence. Not rust prevention; pictures. Figuration for the new year. It's a stupid thing to do. The work is slow and paint is costly.
AS I remember, it began simply enough. A new home. Some boxes to unpack. A little paint here and there. And then one evening, my wife returned home and announced she had bought a lawn mower.
Annabel Crabb From the Curious County to Incrediburgh, awful tourist campaigns have a long, proud history.
Clem Bastow Yarn bombing has more than street cred, it's reviving a folk art.
Stephen Alomes Over many decades, Victorian local councils have led Australia in the development of cultural activities, from sport and leisure to community arts.
Annabel Crabb Gambling's bad. We've known that for years.
Sarah Thornton Forget bank deposits or property, the big auction houses are the way to go.
In my first lecture to a class of third-year undergraduates this semester, I mentioned that we would be examining pedagogy associated with teaching in their discipline.
Danny Katz What is the point of premium unleaded petrol? And what is the point of art?
Wendy Squires Like millions of women all over the world, I spent this week staying up late reading porn in bed. And like so many females have breathlessly confessed of late, I too moaned and sighed throughout the...
Elizabeth Farrelly The Australia Council is threatened, say some, with change beyond recognition. The question is, will it make any difference? Halfway up the godless bit of Regent Street between Central Station and...
Kate Burridge There are certain things we'd rather not conjure up too vividly, and for this we have a range of linguistic deodorisers.
LAST week in the news there was discussion of a new study that claims we are turning our children into bullies by giving too much undeserved praise.
Heckler ''I AM agent, hear me roar!'' Yes, I am a real estate agent, and I am proud - a motivated professional with the stuck-on smile, the suit and tie, and requisite BMW.
Elizabeth Farrelly I like engineers. This surprises me slightly, since architects usually see engineers as bubble-busters. It's not their niceness I like.
The last few times I have visited an art gallery, I have left feeling thoroughly disgruntled.
Stephanie Hayes (Heckler, Friday), I'm sorry. But you'll just have to put up with us poor, old ROMAs.