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Posts Tagged ‘australia’

Gulliver’s New Travels by James Gulliver Hancock: Colouring Book Review, Interview and Giveaway

Illustration impresario James Gulliver Hancock tells us more about his new colouring book Gulliver's New Travels, inspired by a mix of real life and fantasy. Love this book! Plus you would win your own copy! read on...

Written by Amelia Gregory

JAMES GULLIVER HANCOCK GIVEAWAY BLOG
James Gulliver Hancock has produced the most wonderful colouring adventure inspired by his namesake. Gulliver's New Travels: Colouring in a New World is a glorious book filled with images inspired by a mix of reality and fantasy... dive in and let your imagination run wild! I'm giving away FIVE COPIES of this book, so make sure you hop on over to my Facebook Page HERE and leave a comment saying what you like best about this book to be in with a chance to win... better still, the giveaway is OPEN WORLDWIDE!

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An interview with Ashley Le Quere: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

Illustrator Ashley Le Quere has created some beautiful artwork for my upcoming colouring book. Read on for a sneak peek.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ashley Le Quere creates colourful artwork with a twist, often accompanied by her beautiful typography, learnt from a master calligraphist in Australia. Here she shares her lovely ‘peeping cat’ colouring […]

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Little May: Dust

Ghost Folk by the Australian threesome: introducing the wonderful world of Little May.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Little May by Hannah Boothman. Little May are Hannah Field, Liz Drummond and Annie Hamilton: together they produce eery folk melodies that have garnered the name Ghost Folk. The Australian […]

The Sounds of Ghost Folk: an interview with Samuel Mason of Die Man Die

Samuel Mason is the enigmatic singer behind Die Mason Die, purveyors of your finest Ghost Folk. Find out more here...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Die Mason Die by Daisy Steele. Die Mason Die describe themselves as ‘Making ghost like noises with bearded grins‘ and they are set to make major waves on the UK […]

An Interview with Teenage Photographer Nirrimi Hakanson 

If you haven't already heard of Nirrimi Hakanson then prepare to be amazed. I caught up with the award-winning teenage photographer to discuss her high profile collaborations, her eternal love for writing and her thoughts on impending motherhood.  

Written by Sarah Deane

All photography by Nirrimi Hakanson. Hard work and determination are two of the words that first spring to mind when I think of Miss Hakanson: the young photographer known for […]

Montreal Festimania 2011: First Peoples’ Festival Review

Between 2nd - 9th August 2011 the Montreal First People's Festival celebrated indigenous cultures across the Americas and beyond. Centred around the Place des Festivals, with events happening throughout the city.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mohawk Dancer by Maria Papadimitriou aka Slowly The Eggs. At the Place des Festivals in downtown Montreal there were iridescent reindeer wading through sparkling fountains of water next to a […]

Lazy Summer Days with Handmade Ethical Clothing from Lowie

I discovered Lowie when I shared a press day with them a couple of months ago. The brand was started by Bronwyn Lowenthal nine years ago and specialises in very cute, colourful dresses and knitted garments. Illustrated to perfection!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lowie by Emma Jardine. Lowie was set up by Bronwyn Lowenthal – born in the UK, raised in Tanzania, with Jewish roots and a Welsh name. She was trained in […]

Stag and Dagger 2011 review: CocknBullKid, Our Mountain, Marques Toliver, James Yuill

The Stag and Dagger one night festival once more returned to Shoreditch this Thursday 19th May, and as usual it was a great opportunity to discover little known and up and coming talent. Here's what I found, including Ozzie supermodel Abbey Lee Kershaw on keys.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Abbey Lee Kershaw of Our Mountain, playing at the Stag and Dagger 2011. I started my Stag and Dagger journey at Camp on City Road, a grotty basement venue with […]

Helen Lovelee’s life lessons: An art exhibition about sustainability

Resourcefulness and respect for nature is the topic of the beautiful and lovingly crafted drawings in Helen Lovelee’s first solo exhibition, ‘Open your eyes, look around you and watch out’.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Helen Lovelee’s art is a powerful mix of bold and subtle at the same time; on the one hand you have strong ideas and thick lines, whereas on the other […]

An interview with photographer Shannon Natasha

Playful and sunny, yet thoughtful – this is Shannon Natasha’s style. The 17 year old photographer takes a break from her exam preparations to answer our Q&A and show us some of her work.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Take a look at Shannon’s website, her Flickr or Tumblr, and you’ll get to peek into a world of ‘almost’ – almost grown up, almost ready, almost on your way. […]

Fountain of Youth: A profile on photographer Lucia Pang

The work of Lucia Pang is already strong in comparison to her professional contemporaries, but wait until you find out how old she is...

Written by Amica Lane

Looking at the work of Lucia Pang will no doubt bring you to the conclusion that this photographer has an incredible eye and talent. When I tell you in earnest, […]

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At War for the Whales: #1 Heading Out

At the end of last year, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society headed for confrontation with a whaling fleet in the freezy waters of the Antarctic. The aim was to non-violently shut down the fleet which looks to kill 950 whales illegaly. Wietse Van Der Werf reports...

Written by Wietse Van Der Werf

The M/V Steve Irwin looks for a way out of a dense field of icebergs (Photo: Eric Cheng / Sea Shepherd Conservation Society) As a young kid, I was always […]

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COP15 rapped up

An interview with the pair behind the Lord Monckton and Al Gore rap battle video

Written by Grace Beaumont

THIS JUST IN! Copenhagen Climate Summit: Lord Monckton rap battles Al Gore “It’s freedom they’re plundering, and you’re the scare-monger king!” cries global warming sceptic Lord Monckton to former American […]

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Mass action at Hazelwood Coal Power Station

Australia Climate action 2009, An interview with one of the organisers, Louise Morris

Written by Adam S

Helping to keep the pressure on governments across the world, activists in Australia held a mass action last week against Hazelwood Coal Power Station, one of the dirtiest in the […]

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Romance Was Born

Written by Sabrina Morrison

Crochet, shells and pipe cleaners…beasts banished forever to the chasmic closet of craft have broken free of the plastic furniture covers and dried flowers to be resurrected as one of […]

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Goot Goes Down A Hoot!

Fashion Designer, Josh Goot

Written by Melodie Ash

Here at Amelia’s Magazine HQ this week we are all feeling rather revitalised, with the prospect of spring safely in our sights and a stomach full of Easter eggs we […]