I've kept this blog, on and off, since 2006. In 2015 I used it to chart daily encounters, images, thoughts and feelings about volcanic basalt/bluestone in Melbourne and Victoria, especially in the first part of the year. I plan to write a book provisionally titled Bluestone: An Emotional History, about human uses of and feelings for bluestone. But I am also working on quite a few other projects and a big grant application, especially now I am on research leave. I'm working mostly from home, then, for six months, and will need online sociability for company!

Friday, October 24, 2008

Kellyana — images and reprises of Ned Kelly — is a rich cultural field in this country. I'm only scratching the surface of it in my Ned Kelly and medievalism project, but here's a gorgeous example my sister sent me... As she says, must be a cultural first: Kelly and the burka...

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