The Gang traversed mountains and high plains to wave the flag for Ned, our legendary hero hipster, at the Canberra Theater Centre/CMAG’s joint public programme Ned Kelly in Art on Saturday.
Megsie, as artist, was sandwiched between Dr Deborah Hart (National Gallery of Australia) and Clare Williamson (State Library of Victoria) for a lively discussion celebrating Ned’s place at the cultural heart of the nation.
It was a thoroughly enjoyable session and, it goes without saying, Megsie had no trouble whatsoever inhabiting the Ned-zone! Thanks to the Canberra Theatre Centre and CMAG for inviting her onto the panel – we loved it.
The trip was a quickie overnighter, so we really only had time to:
(1) catch up with Jas, Jill and Jac (no photos please) La Gropp…
…at the Bentspoke Brewing Co – where we got into the Blow Your Bagpipe for our favourite son-in-law. They do brew a Ned ale, but were out of it on the night. Bummer dude, we’ll just have to go back…
(2) have an introduction to Felix, the newest member of the Piekalns mob…
(3) have brekky with Dira (snap gone AWOL…)
We can report that it’s a classic Canberra winter; even the mannequins are feeling the cold…
(Click the image, chaps, for an ogle)
6 thoughts on “Neddie!!…”
Well the mannequin suggests god must have been a woman. Cold weather seems flattering for women and less so for men.
Very likely Pete, either that or the mannequin maker was a bloke and just wanted to provide amusement and titivation in the mall for his fellow bros. Thanks for the spelling headzup – I obviously had birds on the brain!!
George Woodall worked a lot of titivation into his technically marvelous cameos. Apparently it was OK because he had his young daughters as models. WTF?
Gawd, Pete, shocking. But, even that aside, his work was faithfully modelled on the classics, eh – titties abound.
Doin’ the time warp? https://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbid=10153104492886523&set=a.10150343114131523.350827.577681522&type=1&theater
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Noice. Ned might be trending!