In this month’s Jetstar magazine I have four stories: an interview-with-peter-hellier about his first children’s book, a story about Tiwi island’s obsession-with-football, my Suits You column on decluttering and a back page reflection on teaching-english-in-vietnam.
Domain cover story By Peter Barrett It used to be that real estate agent Arch Staver could stand out the front of any renovated period home and know exactly what was inside: polished floorboards, period […]
Indie Ladan and her lop ear rabbit Heffie. Photo: Pat Scala. Indie Ladan’s lop ear rabbit Heffie may not purr or wag his tail when she comes home but he still manages to show plenty of […]
By Peter Barrett When the traffic jams and pressures of city living finally became enough for Kew-based art dealer Jonathan Cecil and partner Monique Soames, they took out a map of Victoria and started dreaming. […]
Strike a pose: artist Guido van Helten with his mural of deaf dancer, Anna Seymour. Photo: Wayne Taylor. By Peter Barrett “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture,” musician Elvis Costello once said. Half that metaphor […]
My eagle-eyed photographer wife Emma Byrnes and I travelled around the Mornington Peninsula recently, putting together this summer 2016/17 cover story for Go Places With Toyota magazine, published by Pacific+. We ate and drank at some […]
Natalie Elder, whose daughter was born with a rare genetic disorder. Photo: Paul Jeffers. By Peter Barrett Any mother of a pre-school age child knows that life can be intense. There’s the bathing, feeding, toiletting, playing, […]