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Welcome

  • May 19, 1999
Welcome

This is the new Alchemy site - formerly known as Image Alchemy. Click the menu items above to browse my art, music, photos and videos. You can buy my stuff as well.     The rest of this page contains blog posts on a variety of subjects. Use at your own risk.

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Video for “Look Me in the Eye”

  • June 19, 2015

Here's the video I made for the Whtsqr song Look Me in the Eye.

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Video for “Tiny Henchmen”

  • June 12, 2015

Here's the video I made for the Whtsqr song Tiny Henchmen.

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Video for “No Mystery”

  • June 5, 2015

Here's the video David Nichols made for the Whtsqr song No Mystery.

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Video for “Polythene Sky”

  • June 1, 2015

Here's the video I made for the Whtsqr song Polythene Sky.

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Video for “Calm and Defenseless”

  • May 28, 2015
Video for “Calm and Defenseless”

Here's the video I made for the Whtsqr song Calm and Defenseless.

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Tony Abbott contemplates victory

  • July 11, 2013

Here in Australia we have a horrible leader of the opposition called Tony Abbott. He is all black and rotten on the inside, as you can see here.

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Whtsqr Album Launch

  • June 20, 2013

Whtsqr launches an album you’ll be playing over and over again – ‘The Things She Never Owned’ at Bar 303, 30 June. Ladies and gentlemen, It’s not every day someone just comes out of the shadows and hands you a collection of jewels. Rejoice, for this is such a day. Listen once and be reminded a bit of break through ‘break-up’ albums like Sea Change or Blood on the Tracks.  Listen twice and the songs are under your skin for good. ‘The Things She Never Owned’ is the work of Whtsqr (“White Square”), the disemvowelled alter-ego of bedroom musician Guy Morton “Recording...

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Anzac Day

  • April 25, 2013

I'm always ambivalent about Anzac day. Unthinking jingoism sucks, but at the same time I do respect people who fight bravely for things they believe in. Even when those things later turn out to be based on lies, the good intentions and bravery are still worth recognising. We should have a rule, though, that the only politicians who are permitted to mention Anzac day, or speak at a dawn service, are ones who have personally fought in a war. That'd clear the air of a lot of patriotic bullshit.

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The trouble with the Pope is…

  • March 17, 2013

...a fundamental one, and it's one that the Catholic church really can't resile from. The trouble with the Pope is that the whole concept is so ludicrous, that it's only the simplest and least educated people, concerned almost solely with survival and with no scientific knowledge to draw upon, who could let it through their plausibility radar. I doubt there is a single Cardinal in the Catholic church who genuinely, in their heart of hearts, really truly believes that God is personally choosing the Pope through them, but that's what Catholics are supposed to believe. If God is really personally...

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Video for Polythene Sky

  • March 13, 2013

Polythene Sky is a track from my album "The Things She Never Owned" - you can buy it now on iTunes.

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