Smoph's musings

Just my thoughts on the world

Category: art

The last comedy of Hannah Gadsby

Hannah Gadsby, Nanette: an experience and a lesson

The unspoken divide: books & comics

My love of books and story started before I could really read; my parents tell me that I could happily entertain myself for hours as a little tacker. As with many of us with a love of reading, this began with picture books, learning many of the basic rules of language: cadence and intonation, grammar […]

Discovering Dali

To begin a journey with an artist, you should go back to their humble beginnings, their tentative steps toward creation of the truly magnificent. A great exhibit takes you on a journey along the slow meandering travels the artist took to get to the place where they found their uniquely creative voice. Hats off to […]

Art ostracism

With my birthday coming up, I was looking for a special outing to take myself off to. While maybe not a once in a lifetime event (that will be launching myself out of an aeroplane strapped to a big burly man, at a later date), I was hoping for an excursion that would stimulate my […]