All posts filed under: Good Times

Collage by Women: 50 Essential Contemporary Artists

Curated by Spanish collage artist Rebeka Elizegi, Collage by Women presents 50 women collage artists from around the globe, including Annegret Soltau, Rozenn Le Gall, Caro Mantke, Eva Eun-Sil Han, Eugenia Loli, Sarah Eisenlohr, Isabel Reitemeyer, Olivia Descampe or Linden Eller, and one of my favourites, Deborah Stevenson. Collage by Women by Rebeka Elizegi, published by Promopress. Visit Rebeka Elizegi at: Follow Deborah Stevenson’s collage works on Instagram @deborahstevensonartist

Julian Opie

Looking forward to seeing the works of British Artist Julian Opie at the NGV in Melbourne next month. Julian Opie at NGV International from 9 November 2018 to 17 February 2019. Main Image: ‘Walking in Melbourne 7’ 2018, Julian Opie ‘Walking in Melbourne 1’ 2018, Julian Opie All images via:

Lost in City Guides

Curated by locals, Lost in City Guides describe themselves as “saving you from tourist traps since 2015”. If you are into cocktails beneath a giant rocket, shopping malls for super geeks, ramen in a donut shop, conceptual art on ancient ruins, mescal behind a laundromat, a disco ball pizza oven or Haitian Voodoo these are the perfect guides for you. Buy them individually as you travel or the complete collection which includes guides from: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Ibiza, Lisbon, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, NYC, Paris, Stockholm, Tokyo, Vienna, Warsaw and Zurich. Visit:

The Dog in Photography 1839-Today by Taschen

This beautiful book has more than 400 portraits of our favourite four-legged best friends from the 19th century to today, and includes works by Man Ray, Eric Fischl, Wolfgang Tillmans, Donna Ruskin, Fatima NeJame, Vincent Versace, Elliott Erwitt, William Wegman and Slim Aarons. The Dog In Photography 1839-TODAY, Bibliotheca Universalis format by TASCHEN. Image of Joan Collins and pooch by Slim Aarons, c. 1955. Visit:

L.A. Poke Restaurant in Berlin

L.A. Poke in Berlin is a Hawaiian-style Poke restaurant with Californian vibes. Designed by Ester Bruzkus Architekten the restaurant’s interiors are relaxed and inspired by David Hockney’s 1967 painting “A Bigger Splash” which depicts the swimming pool in the artist’s Malibu home. All images by Jens Bösenberg via: Visit: and

Worth Another Look: Under The Skin 2013

Under the Skin is an eerie tale of an extraterrestrial being who has taken on the form of a human woman as she drives around Scotland luring unsuspecting male prey into her van, before taking a journey of her own self discovery. Directed by Jonathan Glazer and starring a vacant-eyed, strange and seductive Scarlett Johansson, Under the Skin is mesmerizing, haunting and unsettling from start to end, with a perfectly matched score by young British composer Mica Levi. Under the Skin 2013, directed by Jonathan Glazer, based on the novel by Michel Faber and Starring Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy McWilliams and Lynsey Taylor Mackay. Score by Mica Levi.

Mozart in The Jungle on Amazon

I’m so in love with this show and devastated it’s been cancelled so maybe I’ll just have to watch seasons one to four all over again. Bingeing on the sex, drugs, love, ambition, ego and classical music of Mozart in the Jungle.

Mozart in the Jungle, created by Alex Timbers, Roman Coppola and Jason Schwartzman. Starring Gael García Bernal, Lola Kirke, Saffron Burrows, Bernadette Peters and Malcolm McDowell.

Inspired by the book “Mozart in the Jungle: Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music” by oboist Blair Tindall and produced by Picrow for Amazon Studios.

Jasmine Crisp

I visited my hometown Adelaide in South Australia over the weekend and like most I ended my stay at Adelaide Airport on Monday morning, waiting for the fog to lift and the departure boards to announce the time of my delayed flight back to Melbourne. Rather than use this time to scroll though social media, take a nap on an uncomfortable airport departure lounge…read more