BIG RED IN THE TUB UP FOR SALE

check it out on ebay here
  

The infamous painting of Big Red In The Tub by Walkley Award winning cartoonist me is on the wall at my exhibition at the Sidespace Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre. Big Red’s hot tub marks a tumultuous period in Tasmanian history and is for direct sale for $3500 or you can bid for it on ebay here (currently a snip SOLD at $100 $120 $193.49 $406  $610! $1277) Apparently, it will be gracing a bathroom in its new home. Happy hot tubbing, I say.

Also at the exhibition are my favourite 20 newspaper cartoons for 2008 and some other paintings:

Satire class on Wednesday at Fullers

I’m taking a class in satire as part of Living Writers’ Week at Fullers. Wednesday August 20th, 9.00am in Fullers Afterword Cafe – $35.00 includes a light breakfast.

Email Adam at Fullers or phone 62242488 to book a place, it’s kind of a small cafe, so do it now to avoid disappointment. Hey, you might learn something. I might learn something. Either way, the Afterword Cafe makes a damn fine coffee, so it won’t be a total loss.

Don’t forget to pack your smalls

alexander off to cyprus

Sure, there was the toffy accent, the toffy head, the toffy mannerisms, the Things That Batter, AWB, Iraq, the fact that he was in every respect a more hilarious leader of the Opposition than Brendan could ever hope to be, but first and last, the thing that summed up Lexy was the fishnet stockings.

First published in The Australian July 2, 2008.