Some recent reader emails and responses: Comment: From Byter Morris, in response to the pic last week showing the graffiti on the side of the house: What about “I like Tabbouleh but hate Hommos!!!” somewhere in Newtown. Response: Morris is referring to a well known bit of 1980’s graffiti that was on the wall of the car park at the corner of Parramatta Road and Missenden Road in Camperdown, Sydney. That car park now comprises residential units; before it became a carpark it was a derelict…
Works on Paper - Peg Maltby - Australian Art Auction Records
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Gumnut babies books
May Gibbs, author, illustrator and cartoonist, has captured the hearts and imaginations of generations of Australians with her lovable bush characters and fairytale landscapes.
Snugglepot and Cuddlepie
I have been asked about Snugglepot and Cuddlepie after yesterdays blossom post - which got more comments than my quilt pics :( Anyway - they were the main characters in a series of books by May Gibbs who lived in Sydney and were known as the gumnut babies. They were published in about 1918 and were based on the the local plants found in the bush near Bunbury West Australia where May Gibbs played as a child. The "big bad" Banksia Men are the villians of the story and are modelled on the…
May Gibbs 2012 Diary
Booktopia has May Gibbs 2012 Diary by May Gibbs. Buy a discounted Diary of May Gibbs 2012 Diary online from Australia's leading online bookstore.