When I was 12, my older brothers moved from the Burrell Creek in rural NSW to the Western Suburbs of Sydney to live and work, eventually settling in South Wentworthville. As a country kid, I thought Parramatta Westfield was the Sydney’s CBD. I thought Sydney was Parramatta. So Parramatta and Blacktown for me were glimpses into a wider world. A world that wasn’t focused on … Continue reading Ray Monde: finalist in the Blacktown Art Prize 2020
The phrase ‘It’s a small world’ is being given a whole new meaning with Donald Trump in the White House. Instead of standing as a beacon on the hill, Trump is taking us down into a winding valley, where we can’t see too far ahead. Where we don’t know what’s around the corner. And he’s walling off the valley, so it’s hard to reach out … Continue reading Is Trump the greatest president of all time?