Photos by Piotrek Ziolkowski
by Adam Semple Her curls seemed to fill the room. They were dense and bold, seemingly hydrophobic and certainly in some ancient culture would have been used as a protective layer, but in this instance they were there for beauty and bust, and this is exactly what they were achieving. Her personality and hair were… Continue reading Those Curls
by Adam Semple It took me about a week to figure out what the locals were so insistent on when they spoke of “the walking track to Meelup Beach.” I mean, I’m from the city so I have to wrestle with my ego to take seriously what a salty, tanned, and beach bound country resident… Continue reading The Simple Things
You have said the Life of Riley is all about being your own man and answering to yourself – do you believe this can be a reality or is it just another dream along the lines of world peace? No, totally. Of course it could be a reality. It’s like you choose your own destiny.… Continue reading Life of Riley – Interview with Drapht
Being environmentally friendly is cool. Well, it is a little cool. A lot cooler than not being environmentally friendly I suppose. However, this wasn’t always the case. It used to be us tree hugging hippy students who were the only ones attending protests against uranium mining and climate change– now you see your mom and… Continue reading Luxury vs. Living
Every night on the news we see devastating pictures of habitat loss and extreme pollution, it can really make someone feel small and insignificant (in comparison to nature, aren’t we?). Hopefully some of you think ‘what could I possibly do to change it?’ Well the good news is every little bit helps. No, really. We… Continue reading How to be Environmentally Friendly
When I spoke to Harry James Angus the trumpet player and singer of The Cat Empire he was sitting outside the Harold Holt Memorial swimming pool in Melbourne. Like most of us Harry prefers the beach but according to him “in Melbourne there’s not really that much swimming to be done on the beach.” Of… Continue reading Thank God I’m Not Famous!
Halfway through semester. How did that happen? With one study break down, and another soon upon us, how are you tracking? On top of studies? Behind (I am!)? The Guild’s had a great start to the year. Thanks to all of you, we’ve had some amazing events, but one I really want to thank you… Continue reading President Notes
‘There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbour’s Baby: Scary Fairy Tales’ is a collection of thrilling and mysterious short stories by Russia’s best-known and most controversial living author, Ludmilla Petrushevskaya. Amongst a group of writers whose work was banned from being published until the fall of the Soviet Union, Petrushevskaya uses… Continue reading There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbour’s Baby: Scary Fairy Tales
Fresh off the plane from London and very jetlagged, Alex Burnett, the talented artist behind Sparkadia talked to me about his new album, “The great impression”.