24th of February 2024The Oasis
The book (Writings) and new Artworks are progressing well with Don having expectations that the book and exhibition will happen prior to the end of 2024 or early in 2025. Don wishes to thank his Sponsors, Supporters and Helpers for their contribution to this project.
23 of February 2024Coronial Inquest
The Coronial Inquest into the disappearance of Marion Barter 27 years ago will finalize next week on the 29th of February with the Coroner to hand down her findings. www.sallyleydon.com
Expect media coverage of this developing story in the next little while. There are still overs of the postcards I produced for Sally available. Inquire at email@example.com
26th of January 2024Meeting with Sally Leydon. Missing Person Marion Barter
Don had a very productive and interesting chat with Sally Leydon this morning who was the catalyst for the Channel 7 Pod Cast, "The Lady Vanishes'. Sally is currently in the process of organizing several fund raising events to continue the search for her mother who disappeared without a trace 27 years ago. Don has donated one of his Figurative works to help Sally to raise money for her cause. For more information about Sally, her quest and upcoming events, go to her site. https://sallyleydon.com/
Photograph: At the James Street Casual Boardroom, courtesy of Nittaya Inphirut.
31st of December 2023Conversation New Years Eve 2023 with Professor Boonchuay and Dr. Chitchanok
It was a great privilege to meet Professor Boonchuay Doojai, Visiting Lecturer, MCU, Chiang Mai and Dr Chitchanok Tupthai, MA English, CMRU, Phd Buddhism, MCU CM at the Shangri La Hotel in Chiang Mai on the eve of New Years and discuss how art could influence, encourage and redefine our society. This is especially the case with written and published documents (books) which can help individuals with their study in their development stages of a creative path and inspire them to continue the pursuit of an artistic career. Several of Don's published books were shared and discussed including Tide Line which was co authored with Dr John Dahlsen in the recent past.