Sir F. Chook, Inventor of Leopard Oil

Likeness captured upon a daguerrotype machine in Japan, July 1891


Wherein the Author reflects upon certain topical & personal issues of the Day.

The archive for February, 2008

The following lettres were posted during this month:

Lizards Of The Mind

Posted upon the 25th of February, 2008

Ideas to write about manifest in the strangest ways – and if I followed through with them all, FrillyShirt would update a lot more than once a week. Some come from eating cereal. Some come from my studies. Some come from the same terrible jokes I tell every day. By way of explanation, and possibly […]

Art Continues To Be Everywhere

Posted upon the 20th of February, 2008

I have an awesome artistic friend called Lyndsey. She inspires awe. So does her mum. No, this isn’t a ‘History Today’-style jibe. Her mum, Linda Hughes, has created an amazing line of jewellery, and recently appeared in a beautiful, surreal little piece on ABC Sunday Arts! Have a look. Yay Linda! Yay Lyndsey!

Every Human Being Is An Artist

Posted upon the 15th of February, 2008

Today, we pottered along to the National Gallery of Victoria and saw the exhibition Joseph Beuys & Rudolph Steiner: Imagination, Inspiration, Intuition. Educators both, the bulk of the exhibition is collections of their blackboard drawings from lectures and actions. The effect is fascinating, with Steiner’s lists and diagrams lining the walls, Beuys’s actually heaped in […]

Lady Tanah Merah

Posted upon the 5th of February, 2008

Four years ago today, I met the best friend a fellow could have. Three years ago today, we realised we were fated. Life’s just gotten better ever since. Happy anniversary, wonderful. I love you!

Do It Or Don’t

Posted upon the 1st of February, 2008

A Respectable Chap Disapproves of some Young Longhairs. Beauty is life. Beauty is life. Nothing is. Everything does. Be young ’til you’re old. Be one ’til you’re all. Just ask the World Soul. Aw man. -SFC