Monthly Archives: July 2014

Adam Haslett – Union Atlantic


More recently had come the giant cars, the ones that looked as if they should have gun turrets mounted on their roofs, manned by the children glaring from the backseat. Continue reading Adam Haslett – Union Atlantic


Sunday Serial – An Extraordinary Imbroglio (1) *


Standards probe at Dog Road Institute

Reports are coming in of an extraordinary imbroglio in Arrapamatta involving the well-known academic, Arnold Egbert Stringer, Continue reading Sunday Serial – An Extraordinary Imbroglio (1) *

Sunday Serial – For Art’s Sake (2)


When I went in the next weekend Nico had painted a jungle around and over the pigeons so you could only see the shape of their bodies and their eyes peering out. For the jungle he’d used a rough, shiny emerald paint. You could almost hear the leaves rustling against each other. He’d moved the two pictures to the end of the gallery so they were the first thing you saw when you stood at the double doors. I looked at his two paintings and then at the other blodges that hung along the walls and for the first time in my life I had some sort of idea what art might be about. Continue reading Sunday Serial – For Art’s Sake (2)