Friday, December 24, 2010

Changes: 01 (Re: Band photography 2011)

I recieved this email from my teacher and suddenly everything that was horrid this year, was worth it.

Hi Fiona,
Is it okay for me to publish your gorgeous image that was hung at Mary Place – see attached.. The publication is the Art and Design Resource, as like the previous years...

Oh dear what am I to do when you are gone,, such a talent you are..
Take care.
C    "

Then it finally sank in, I COMPLETED TAFE!

Now to the first change in that which is my life :

Due to some occurances over the past few years, i've now come to the conclusion i'll be minimising my gig attendance considerably over the next few years.

For the past three years, i've been trying to palm off my gig experiences as a complimentary extra curricular addition to my assessments but as a good friend of mine warned me it is dangerous to mix a hobby with work it's been getting increasingly difficult to justify my work load ratio which any free time i may actually get.

Most of you know me as roadie,photo/merch lady but aside from gigs i study full time,work very casually and play my own instruments.

Long story short if i travel interstate for you, spent over 8 hours in/on/wanting to be under/around public transport to make it to your gig,do you a favour there is a certain ettiquette i would have assumed was common sense to uphold.

If you do use an image i have taken of you, i don't ask you to credit me because i want financial remuneration, want to be your friend, want to convert your religion,etc  every little mention helps me bump up that distinction average i've got my sights on.

Thanks to all the bands that were amazing to me,those who understand $10 = one month of mi goreng lunches and Black Belle Webzine.
I really do appreciate you and will continue to support you in the future.

For those who missed Katie's 21st / UT8B

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

pt. 2.0

I've a few announcements to make which I will disclose one by one when I can articulate myself properly in depth without sounding like i'm ranting, there will be a few call outs for already planned out concepts as well for those who missed out collaborating with Katie and I this year.

p.s :
I had the opportunity to check out one of the new Ouroboros tracks and it's more than worth the wait.
Good job guys!!!

For those that missed grad. show @ Mary Place:

Rohan and Maloe's Wedding @ The Circle Cafe - Balmain

Adventure with Jon,Pumpkin and Smell:

A funny interview in Tradie Mag. with Steve from Melbourne outfit Heaven The Axe :
(B&W picture taken by myself)

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

But you stumble,back towards the edge.

Since this barely even hints at all the amazing things i've been up to these past two weeks,i'll post this blog in two parts, may put up the rest of the pictures next week from the grad. shows,etc.
I've literally been everywhere from berry/ the blue mountains and what a feeling it is (i'm run down and slightly ill looking).
For making all the effort worth it, i recieved a piece of paper for "recognition of excellence" for the 2nd year in a row, for a little Tiger like myself that reassurance goes along way.

A million thanks to everyone who kept me alive thus far, your participation in questionable activities from attending gigs that are not your taste of music just because i want to be there to being covered in fake blood or wrapped in wool is truly commendable.

It was a moving experience saying goodbye both for the year and for the end of three years of tafe,
Now just waiting for my job contract to end and to know if i'm going to be a SCA child next year, i've already began changing some things around and hope to emerge as a new and improved version of self by next year.

p.s, i got flickr to be a tad more reliable with the band photos getting from me to you in future.

Under the 8 ball / Sykosapien:


being a rabbit @ Club 77

Yellowbird / Pom Pom @ Club 77