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burden of paradise.

a short rotund boy in a private school uniform – dress pants, white long sleeved shirt and a tie – runs joyfully out of a shop and up the street in front of me. bobbing from side-to-side with a plastic … Continue reading

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melbourne.

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blue balloons.

   

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simple messages.

days into days into weak minds desperate to find the beginning or the end. colours fade to grey stains strayed from heaven to witness hell’s flames. birds chirp simple messages into the morning light, it’s time to wake and be … Continue reading

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diet coke short shorts.

coffee stained girlfriend lends lycra strained rangers sad grey stationary cigarettes. floral printed leather fingered p&o cruising piss stained tyre chariots. tired shopping bagged baker’s delights. faded hungry plastic flowers on the menu behind glass wait for their owner’s chemical … Continue reading

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passing by…

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harness the power.

As you smoothly change down into third and power into the apex of a sweeping corner, harness the full power of the new Audi A9 and feel alive the way you always wanted to feel after watching expensive European car … Continue reading

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muriwai.

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at the ballet.

sour faced cheque book convertible driving have you paid the cleaner? panty-hosed-golden-wristed dollar bill fisted sisters red nailed failures of beauty. -jw

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ears: soul extraction

Click here to read part two of my interview with Australian artist Daniel O’Toole aka EARS.

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conrad bizjak

prahran, melbourne.

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charlie boy.

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dotstripes

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faded cone.

wellington, new zealand.

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neil tomkins.

@ higher ground studio, sydney. neiltomkins.com

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oasis.

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blossom trails.

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Silver Kite.

I need to go deep down within my deepest darkest pleasure, deep deep down dark and shine a torch on my soul to measure, what lies deep and in the dark forgotten by the light, blindfolded and on bloodied knees … Continue reading

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instagram.

i just started up an account on instagram. quite enjoying it, it’s a good place for image junkies like myself. if you’re on there too, you can follow me here: http://instagram.com/james_watkins

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none of this is true.

a piece i wrote up for freelove magazine. after reading some of my other work, they gave me the word ‘inappropriate’  as a loose thematic starting point, so i wrote this: ___________________ ‘none of this is true’ I walked onto a … Continue reading

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sculptures by the sea.

sydney.

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kingswood.

fitzroy, melbourne.

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interlude.

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green truck leaves green.

bondi, sydney.

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float fall bloom blot dance fuck taste learn.

(float) like dust off the moon’s silver shoes. (fall) like a white-hot meteor pummeling the earth trading mercy for pleasure. (bloom) every colour’s dream. (blot) the pad of a poet’s lost truth. (dance) with the devil’s fiancé. (fuck) a pregnant … Continue reading

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they discovered the end of the universe and found a pink rose in a clear glass vase.

    aerosol, acrylic – on wood.

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planet love sound.

Clip from Planet Love Sound’s EP launch at T-SQUAT’s warehouse party in Melbourne. September 2012. planetlovesound.com

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drift weightless.

fall gently upon black lace moon’s thigh. drift weightless in transparent silver dresses together. float like fresh air mountain lion’s roar cracks. torn earth receives gravity’s fear today. light falls in the wind warm from the sun’s pulse. worn desert sands … Continue reading

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love is now definable.

day-light-savings is fun because you get to time travel. welcome to the future, there’s a few things you should know. yellow is now called ‘realoper’. sugar is salt and everyone is asexual. the earth is flat again. they discovered the … Continue reading

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adnate & ears.

@ juddy roller, fitzroy, melbourne. earstotheground.net | adnate.com.au

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kaff-eine.

fitzroy, melbourne. kaffeinestreetartist.com

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abandoned.

collingwood, melbourne. Hiroyasu Tsuri/Twoone.

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the pyramids are still a secret.

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hungover insights into the deep recesses of a shallow world.

strolling through st kilda east, a warm melbourne spring morning. a certain nostalgic, ambient romance gently permeates my human sensibilities. the smell of pink virginal blossom floats jovially – the city is stretching, rubbing its eyes and optimistically contemplating the … Continue reading

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collingwood.

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context.

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no emotional justification.

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litigant.

Fitzroy, Melbourne.

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when with light the river flows.

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chapel street.

windsor, melbourne.

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