By Andrew Garland Hi, my name’s @AndriouxGarland and I’m a twitter addict. I’m fairly new to Twitter. In fact, it was forced upon me as part of my journalism and communications course at TAFE. With Twitter, it wasn’t that I didn’t fully understand the concept. I just didn’t really care. So when @babelfishes insisted we start an […]
BY DANIEL CLYDE-SMITH For generations, Marrickville locals have proven they know how to fight. Boxing has been one of the most popular sports in the area since the 1930s and has produced some of the sports best fighters and trainers. And a man who needs no introduction in the boxing world is training legend Johnny […]
Reaching through the screen to steal our hearts: Justin Bieber in Paramount Pictures’ Justin Bieber: Never Say Never. Photo credit: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures BY KATE DAWSON When it was announced last August that Paramount Pictures was prepping a motion picture about Justin Bieber’s life, the general reaction was, shall we say, a scoff. The […]
A country far from home opens AMANDA PARKINSON’S eyes to a world vastly different from her own.
Artist Michael Zavros with his daughter Phoebe. Photo: Edwina Pickles/SMH, used with permission from the photographer BY KATHRYN LEWIS Michael Zavros is a Brisbane-based artist. In a short Q&A he speaks with The West Street Journal about his 2010 Doug Moran Portrait Prize winning painting. “Until I became a parent I didn’t fear death. Now […]