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nly five more school lunches. After 22 years of day’’ (even though most schools no longer allow their fighting with the Glad Wrap, yelling at the kids students to do any mucking-up whatsoever) – and to “get your lunchbox out of your schoolbag, schoolies, or its getaway equivalent. now!’’, buying from the local bakery treats for recess, My view is: trust your children. Remind them of and lamenting the demise of the humble Vegemite the dangers and pitfalls associated with both rites of sandwich as a teenage girl’s main course of choice, this passage, but allow them to celebrate this exciting time domestic tuckshop goddess is hanging up her apron. responsibly and with respect for others. Next week, the baby of the family finishes year 12. Last week our year-12 parent cohort received an email Her exams start the following week. Three weeks of from the school to advise that tough action would be stress, then schoolies, then the results come out, taken if our girls displayed “any form of antisocial then a summer job, then the rest of her life. behaviour’’ during their final days as students. Parents Already, I am the mother of three adults, but The email said that the muck-up day concept must trust next month I become a mother who no longer was outdated. But is it? Don’t all kids, on their their own has schoolchildren. Tick that parenting box, last day of school, want to have fun? So long parenting a chapter closes. And the next time I hold a as no one is hurt, no one is bullied, and no little hand and walk a child through a school property is damaged, shouldn’t we keep the plan gate, I will probably be a grandmother. concept alive within a school’s culture lest year Your regular columnist, Virginia, is at the very 12s take it outside the school gate and then really start of her parenting journey. I feel like I have come to put themselves at risk? the end of mine. Certainly, mums still have a role to play Trust your children. Schools should negotiate the in their adult children’s lives. But it’s a different kind parameters with their year 12s, lay down the rules, then of care you administer. Your role is less hands on and feel comfortable that the kids will act responsibly. not quite as rigorous. You become a sounding board, a Three weeks later, it’s the parents’ turn to worry. As friend, an emotional adviser. their kids pack for schoolies, mums and dads around But before the transition to super-mother begins, Victoria will be gnawing on their fingernails, brows there are two big parenting hurdles to jump over: the furrowed, and wondering: will my little one survive? last day of school – commonly known as “muck-up So many things to fear. Where are the kids staying? Is it
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s it OK to yell at your kids when they have a friend over? Hope so, because yesterday I did, and I did it good and proper. And then I felt bad, but what do you do when the little one wants to play with the big girls and they won’t let her? She’s screaming about it, they’re screaming about it, and while I’m trying to get them sorted, the phone is ringing and dinner sure isn’t going to cook itself, is it? And so I scream back. Later that night, when we’ve all settled, we watch an episode of Little House on the Prairie. And, of course, it’s the one where Caroline Ingalls loses her temper with Mary because that wild, crazy little girl sneaks out to the barn, when everyone is asleep, to study for an exam and accidentally starts a fire. Caroline flips, says she isn’t allowed to sit the exam (imagine the pain) and then feels so bad about her outburst she goes to the priest for absolution. Welcome to the confusing world that is our house. We confiscate the iPods before 7pm to force-feed the kids’ old-fashioned family values through the vintage DVD collection. They’re more likely to take heed from the TV than their parents, right? So let’s all sit down to eat ice-cream and watch Laura and Mary rake out the barn and make by hand some tin bells for the town church. Meanwhile, do we ourselves take notice? It worked when we were kids – the other adult in this house said the combination of Little House and cowboy and Indian films had such a profound effect that his greatest childhood fear was dogs with rabies and quicksand – not all that abundant in Bulleen. But the Ingalls’ approach to parenting is all about measure, consistency and tone, something some days I’d like to have a little more of. In fact, as a parent, I’ve come to realise, it’s all about tone, and just how long you can manage to keep the
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barista \ leanne tolra reviews truman Corner store little out of the Albert Park norm. Set on a big, wide corner fronting Kerferd Road, its appeal is broad – office workers, mums with prams, older families and groups of mates – and its sense of fun instantly obvious. Mark Wright and Ryan Cassidy opened Truman mid last year, taking over the empty space that had belonged to Café Ciliego. They operate the place, backed by partners Jackie Bega and Adele Arkell (Las Chicas, The Galleon and Radio Mexico). Both had worked for the “girls” at their other cafes, but it’s a first ownership for the business partners. Wright has been collecting his “op-shop stuff” – the teaspoons, sugar bowls and pineapple ornaments for years, always with his own café in mind. “Pineapples are going to be big one day,” he says. The pair chose Di Bella’s coffee, as they had already worked with it, and brought along chef Catherine Dando (an ex Las Chicas colleague) to keep it all in the family. Dando’s menu is varied and interesting and includes a bright breakfast salad of cherry tomato, avocado and Bulgarian feta on toasted
ciabatta and a quinoa salad, dense with roasted sweet potato and toasted seeds enlivened by mint, rocket and spinach leaves.
Truman Corner Store 318 Montague Street, Albert Park
Oliver Jackson barista says he was making coffee long before latte art and
single-origin beans became de rigueur. Not that he’s opposed to either. “I like to make it look good,” he says of his coffee, “but there’s no room for three grinders here.” Jackson says he’s worked in “lots” of cafes around Melbourne. He ran his own, Trenta Posti, in Toorak for two-and-a-half years and spent another two at North Melbourne’s Auction Rooms, in its early days when there were only two baristas at the machine. He learned a little about roasting coffee there, but was less interested in the scientific side of caffeine than the people side. He prefers working behind the café’s La Marzocco espresso machine, chatting to customers. Jackson spent a couple of years travelling, returning home in time to get the word about Truman opening. The café uses Di Bella’s Felici blend to create malty, creamy flat whites with a hint of dark chocolate and, yes, they do look good. \ firstname.lastname@example.org
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Nanna would be at home here, surrounded by collected toys – troops of plastic soldiers march around the walls – and various curios. The Truman “look” is quirky, homely and entertaining; staff reminder notes are scrawled on tiles and scrabble letters spell out messages. Pre-loved furniture fills every corner, there’s a timber antique teaspoon rack by the front door and displays of old encyclopaedias and assorted pineapple-shaped ornaments draw the eye. Collected sugar bowls, mismatched salt and pepper shakers and oddments of crockery and cutlery complete the light-hearted theme. There’s oodles of outdoor seating under leafy trees and plenty of room for prams too. \
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he burning question this week is, since when did Melbourne become a third-fiddle food city, after Sydney and Brisbane? It’s a question raised by the belated arrival Yarra-side of Shaun Presland’s mod-Japanese franchise Saké, which debuted in Sydney in 2009, then branched out to Brisbane and, about a month ago, finally opened its doors at the revamped Hamer Hall. Presland is a seriously good chef, a sushi master and devotee of Japanese culture who distinguished himself in Sydney by creating the harbour city’s finest raw bar at Sushi-e in The Establishment Hotel. He then did a stint at Nobu in The Bahamas (how nice) before signing on as executive chef at Saké and rolling out the concept along the eastern seaboard. There’s more than a hint of Nobu here at Saké Melbourne, from the chorused “Irasshaimase!” on entry to déjà vu menu dishes such as kingfish jalapeño (cf. Nobu’s yellowtail), sashimi tacos and beef tataki with garlic chips. But even while Saké can sometimes feel like Nobu Melbourne Mark II, I much prefer the space here than the one down the river at the casino. Set over two floors riverside at the concert hall, Saké’s sharp lines of polished concrete and glossy timbers are softened by cut orchids, kitchen shelving stacked with warm ceramics and a sculptural cherry tree festooned with bud-light blossoms. We take our seats inside a slatted, izakaya-style booth, which is lower lit and more convivial than the tables on centre stage. From here we can’t see the tops of the CBD skyscrapers across the river, just a wall of glittering lights. It’s quite striking. Another Nobu alumnus, Singaporean Rose Ang, is
running the kitchen while Presland oversees the empire and she obviously shares his passion for precision in taste and plating. Even a simple bowl of edamame is a study in the freshest, greenest soybean pods, lightly dusted with sea salt. They’re followed smartly by a sashimi of kingfish lightly cured in yuzu (citrus) soy, with the kick of jalapeño and the zing of coriander. It’s mouth-jinglingly good, but soon eclipsed by a plate of white soy snapper. The diaphanous, pink-edged fish flesh is seasoned with yuzu and white soy, nutty sesame seeds and chopped chives, and there’s shredded daikon on top. With the exception of the daikon, which for me always has a slight smelly-sock aroma, each ingredient shines through bright and true. This is almost faultless fish. Tonkatsu pork is a weak link in the line-up. Four nuggets of panko-crusted pork belly and spring onion sit in lettuce cups smeared with mustard miso and barbecue sauce. The minced pork texture is pappy and the sauces seem cloying after our elegant starters. Grainfed wagyu teriyaki has a marble score of 7+ (I’m sure this means something to someone) but, more importantly, arrives lightly seared at the edges and shiny with sweet soy marinade. A bed of buckwheat, shiitake and soybeans amps up the savoury scale and does pleasant things texture-wise too. As with all the dishes, it comes on a beautiful glazed earthenware plate – like something out of Eltham circa 1975, when the hippies were at the height of their pottery powers. There are more melting moments with the popcorn shrimp, a cute concept (again imported from Nobu) of prawn pieces delicately battered and then smothered in “creamy spicy dressing”, and in the salt-and-pepper
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Moreton Bay bug tails with bitey yuzu mayo. It’s great drinking food, and Saké does an excellent line in drinks. The booze list features top-shelf spirits (hello Patrón Añejo) and a comforting selection of decent, mostly Australian wines. There’s even a saké sommelier who proves blindingly knowledgeable about the rice wine selection. When we ask about a baked apple and pear-scented drop called Yuho junmai, he launches into a comprehensive report on its provenance. Yuho is a “beautiful little brewery” on the north-west coast, about four hours by train from Tokyo (the slow train, not the bullet train, he clarifies). And the toji or master brewer is a woman – one of only a handful in Japan – so the style is very floral and delicate. “So yeah, that’s a beautiful one to start with.” He’s like the Rain Man of saké. If only all the staff were as sharp. The Sydney restaurant has had a hat since opening and it’s possible, if the service here shapes up to match the polish of the food and the setting, that Saké Melbourne could earn one too. Not that giving out hats is any of my business. Just saying. Meanwhile, for sweets we pick something called bubblemilk tea, a bland muddle of tapioca, Chantilly cream and pistachio crumbs that will do nothing to dissuade Western palates that Japanese desserts, even contemporary ones, can be a bit average. You might be better off summoning Saké Guy for another shot of seishu. \ email@example.com tO read mOre reviews
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have developed a bit of a following. The Melbourne locals deliver an energetic live show that manages to get the audience shouting and singing as a matter of course. They prefer not to pigeonhole themselves by calling their music a mix of punk, rock, folk punk and rockabilly. ■ Front Bar, The Espy, 11 The Esplanade, St Kilda. October 22, 8.30pm. 9534 0211
THE CREEPSHOW Halloween will be in full swing at the Espy when it hosts The Creepshow, a Halloween festival with an appropriate dress code of “dress to kill”. There will be prizes for best dressed, burlesque dancers and heaps of bands and DJs. Drawcards include Engine Three Seven, the Khyber Belt, Ten Thousand and Bronson. ■ The Espy, 11 The Esplanade, St Kilda. October 20, doors open at 5pm. 9534 0211 CRUEL TO BE KIND Catch up on some local Melbourne acts at the Espy. Cruel To Be Kind got together in late 2011, thanks to a shared love of musical expression, and having a whole lot of fun in the process. These punk rockers from Melbourne’s eastern suburbs will be joined by These City Lights, Dice, Little League and Amber Ferraro. ■ Basement, The Espy, 11 The Esplanade, St Kilda. October 19, doors open at 9pm. 9534 0211 THE RAMSHACKLE ARMY The pub scene is exhausting and often unrewarding, but after two years on the road, the Ramshackle Army
aLEx ChEnEy \ Moon staRs and MILky Way, MoRdIaLLoC LENS MIST PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION 2013 This lucrative photographic competition has opened to all Australian residents. The competition has two divisions, one for 18-year-olds and over, and another for three- to 17-year-olds. The brief is to provide a creative response to Port Phillip Bay in the most original and creative way, while junior photographers are being asked to submit their best photo of their favourite beach. There are cash prizes and a digital camera up for grabs. ■ Applications to be submitted online at www.kingstonarts.com.au/eventpdfs/1-Parental-Photographic-Permission-Form_FINAL011012.pdf Submissions close January 31, 2013. 9556 4440
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HOT DUB TIME MACHINE DJ Tom Loud and special guest DJ Andrew McClelland will be taking the crowd back to the 1950s, from where they’ll work their way through 60 years of music history. The show was a sellout in Sydney, Adelaide and the Edinburgh Fringe, so catch them at Prince Bandroom to get a taste for their cutting-edge audio-visual mixing, live video mash-ups and turntablism. ■ Prince Bandroom, 29 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda. October 19, doors open at 9pm. 9536 1168 aRts & CULtURE HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING A book entitled How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying caught the eye of J. Pierrepont Finch, a
window washer with bigger ambitions and a charming smile. With the help of the book, in just an hour and a half he becomes the chairman of the World Wide Wicket Company, but won’t stop until he has the nicest girl and the best office. Set in the 1960s, this show will have you squirming and laughing. ■ Theatre Works, 14 Acland Street, St Kilda, October 19-20, 7.30pm. 9534 3388 ConCERts THE CONCERT FOR DARRYL Australian singer-songwriter, TV presenter and actor Darryl Cotton is celebrated in this star-studded concert. The line-up lists close friends and colleagues including Glenn Shorrock, Brian Cadd, Jim Keays and Russell Morris, Daryl Braithwaite, Debra Byrne, Ronnie Burns, Lisa Edwards, Paul Norton, Wendy Stapleton, Barry Smith and The Australian Youth Choir. ■ Palais Theatre, Lower Esplanade, St Kilda, October 23, doors open at 7pm. 9525 3240 ELAINE PAIGE Longevity is something Elaine Paige has in spades with a musical career
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EXHIBITIONS REFLECTIONS OF ME Artist Suzanne Manning likes a bit of chaos in her work. The naturally right-handed artist often begins a piece with her left hand, and then swaps back to her right to fix the damage. This exhibition features 10 years of work, documenting her stylistic progression from decorative to contemporary. ■ Kingston Arts G2, 979-985 Nepean Highway, Moorabbin. Opening October 19, 6-8pm. Exhibition runs until November 27, Monday-Friday 9am-5.30pm and Saturday 12.30-5.30pm. 9556 4440
ELAINE PAIGE anything from Latin, hip-hop, jazz, disco or salsa. All children under 13 are welcome. ■ Dance101 HQ, 936 North Road, East Bentleigh. October 21 and every Sunday, 2-4pm. 0417 700 767 KIDS RUN FREE AT RIPPON LEA They’ve organised a big treasure hunt to celebrate Children’s Week at Rippon Lea House and Gardens. Bring the kids and their friends and let them run amok as they roam the mansion and gardens for hidden treasures. ■ Rippon Lea Historic House & Gardens, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick October 28, 10am-4pm. 8663 7260
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UNSCRIPTED This intergenerational project encouraged people of different backgrounds and ages to interact and share their stories. Local residents from different families, communities and cultures paired up and exchanged common interests, passions, dreams and inspirations. It came together in a series of artworks and an audio installation that captured snippets of their conversations. ■ Kingston Arts G1 & G2, 979-985 Nepean Highway, Moorabbin. October 19 to November 6, Monday to Friday, 9am-5.30pm and Saturday 12.30-5.30pm. 9556 4440 SOCIAL EVENTS 125 YEARS AT ST JOHN’S UNITING CHURCH St John’s Uniting Church is celebrating its 125th birthday with an old-fashioned supper dance. Whether you can dance or not is unimportant, just come along for some good music and to catch up with some local faces. ■ St John’s Uniting Church, 567 Glen Huntly Road, Elsternwick. October 20. 9523 8413 KIDS’ DISCO PARTY If your children love a good boogie, bring them along to the party at Dance101 HQ, where there will be games, prizes, and a free class by a dance teacher who may take them through WANT YOur EVENT LISTED?
GALA EVENING OF HOPE FOR THE CHILDREN OF EAST TIMOR Former president of East Timor and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Jose Ramos-Horta will be hosting this gala dinner during Anti-Poverty Week to raise money for the Carmelites in East Timor. In the past, the event has attracted the attention of philanthropists and high-profile Australians. A staggering 46 per cent of East Timorese have never had any schooling, with literacy rates at 48 per cent. ■ St Kilda Town Hall, 99a Carlisle Street, St Kilda. October 19, 7pm. 9690 8822 FOOD & WINE SPRING TOMATO SALE If you haven’t planted your tomatoes yet, you had better get to it. Come along to the sale and choose from a large range of heritage varieties that are ready to be potted or planted. They have the popular Black Russian variety, as well as the large Rouge De Marmande and the Riesentraube cherry tomato. If you have any questions, there will be National Trust gardeners on site to help you. ■ Rippon Lea House and Gardens, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick. October 21, 10am. 9523 6095 COMPILED bY LEXI COTTEE
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Education \ Teaching is an art that this mentor has well and truly mastered, writes CHERYL CRITCHLEY.
s a child, John Knap realised he had a special gift for drawing when fellow students would clamour for the quirky Donald Duck sketches he handed out by the dozen. “I drew him about 20 times and took them all to school and within five minutes they were all gone because people wanted them,” Knap says now. “I made sure that each one of them was a little bit different.” It was a thrilling start to a long and fulfilling career as an artist and teacher, albeit not a very profitable one. Knap gave those first sketches away for free, but has since exhibited and sold many of his stunning abstract portraits. The gifted painter and communicator, whose luminous portraits have evolved with his life experience, attributes part of his success to teaching budding artists to express themselves and follow their dreams. Now at Kilvington Grammar School’s leafy Ormond campus, Knap combines art with teaching to enjoy the best of both worlds. At school, where he looks the part in a crisp, well-tailored suit, he has steady employment and satisfying “people” time. After hours he has complete freedom of expression with his paintbrush. It is a balancing act that the immaculately presented but down-to-earth Knap has perfected since growing up in sunny Surfers Paradise before it was dominated by skyscrapers. Knap’s parents, Karl and Francis, came to Melbourne from Slovenia, then part of Yugoslavia, in the 1950s. “They were going to go to Canada but the boat to Melbourne left first,” Knap says. Karl and Francis settled in St Albans and had daughters Christine and Cvetka before John arrived in 1968. Knap always loved art, and one of his earliest memories is watching his father sketch horses on the edge of the daily newspaper. He was fascinated and wanted to do it for himself. Before long he did. The Knaps moved to the Gold Coast in 1974, where John attended St Vincent’s Primary School on the beach at Surfers. It has since been replaced by high-rise developments, but in the 1970s the town was a relatively laid-back seaside resort. The Gold Coast was still dominated by holiday shacks and low-rise hotels. “It was … fairly raw,” Knap says. “Surfers still had all the pine trees along the beach. It was … more of a family thing. Melbourne people would go there because it was beach and because it was quite laid-back.” Knap lived right on the beach, which these days is prime real estate dotted with mega-hotels. His parents eventually sold and moved to a nearby canal estate. Their old home is now a resort tennis court. It was an idyllic childhood in an iconic location. Knap was encouraged to explore his artistic side in primary and high school. He looked forward to his art projects and loved music and drama. Knap’s high school, Aquinas College in Southport, was boys only but is now co-ed. Knap was the “go-to” student for all things artistic, starring as Captain Hook in the school production of Peter Pan and Fagan in Oliver. The school also competed in eisteddfods. Thanks partly to Knap’s idea of modernising its witch show to include characters based on Madonna, Tina Turner, Boy George and Bruce Springsteen, Aquinas scooped the pool, after improvising due to its lack of girls. “I was Madonna,” Knap says, laughing. After toying with becoming an architect with his builder father, Knap decided he didn’t have the eye for detail. He studied graphic design in Townsville then moved to Brisbane, where he qualified as a secondary teacher. Unfortunately for this aspiring creative type, Brisbane was no hotbed of graphic design, so he tried several other part-time jobs before starting at Merrimac State High School on the Gold Coast in 1990. He loved it. The school had a good art department and cross-section of 16 The weekly review \ OCTOBER 17, 2012
to burst. It didn’t. The students were well behaved and the school well resourced. “It was a dream. If you asked them to do something, they did it. Even now with the introduction of boys, that culture is still the same.” In 2011, Kilvington introduced boys in its prep-year 6 grades, and this year boys were welcomed in years 7 and 10-12. Next year, all year levels will be co-ed. Knap said the move was made to broaden the scope of the school and to offer students more opportunities. This has been achieved without compromising the school’s intimate feel and “not for our own but others’ good” ethos. “Because we’re a small school we have a sense of community,” Knap says. “We’re going to remain a small school because we’re all about the individual, and that’s a very important thing. It’s harder to do that at a large school. Here everybody knows everybody. The teachers all know all the students. It’s really like a community and people really do look out for each other.”
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ll Kilvington Grammar students study art and drama from prep to year 8. Senior art classes are small to allow more personal attention. Knap is year-9 program co-ordinator and teaches art to students in years 6-10, loving every minute of it. Contrary to the popular perception of students being addicted to technology and wanting everything yesterday, Knap says they still love getting their hands dirty with paint and clay. Rather than rushing, some even take too long when creating something special. They also love Knap’s graffiti unit, for which students ‘the rose’ deConstruCted \ John KnAP visit sites with graffiti and debate whether it is a legitimate artform. Kilvington students use the latest technology – students, including street kids who slept in bus shelters something incorporated into all curriculum areas. Art out the front. students organise projects on the latest design software At that stage the Queensland government forced and create online galleries and presentations. teachers to spend time in the country, so two years Each year Knap sees at least one student with later Knap was posted to Dysart on Queensland’s the potential for a career as an artist; several central coast. To avoid that, he moved to The have pursued graphic-design careers. He also the Franciscan Padua College in suburban students advises them to consider options such as Brisbane, where he stayed for 13 years. working in the law relating to art. To keep things fresh, Knap joined students loved Knap As for his own career, Knap has found the in completing each project, rekindling his “joining in”. perfect balance between working and creating. own love of art and eventually leading to his He has held solo exhibitions almost every year first exhibition in a Brisbane café in 2000. since 2000, including two this year at Gasworks The students loved Knap “joining in”, which he Arts Park and Jackman Gallery. still does at Kilvington. “I think what they appreciated, His portraits continue to evolve and attract local and and they still do, they can actually see that you know international interest. When TV celebrity Ruby Rose what you’re talking about and they know that you can discovered that Knap had painted her for the Jackman actually do it.” exhibition, she attended and bought it. Knap continued to develop his own work, focusing Choosing a subject such as Rose is usually based on a on faces. Initially he experimented by painting on old gut feeling, which is often the way with good art. Knap images, allowing some of it to peel back and reveal what says it is an emotional, subconscious or even physical was underneath. “I just find them (faces) fascinating. thing, “almost like a rush of creative adrenalin”. I see so much character in the faces, their variety. I’ve “For the meaning behind my work, I could rattle off done landscapes and stuff but I just don’t think they’re many adages – ‘Can’t judge a book by its cover’, ‘Beauty my thing.” is in the eye of the beholder’, ‘The eyes are the windows In 2006 Knap returned to Melbourne after to the soul’ etc,” he says. “All of which would be accurate St Kilda’s Jackman Gallery, which promotes quality ways of describing my motivation. But I guess it all boils contemporary art, accepted his work. After a year at down to intuition. My intuition allows me to know who Galvin Park Secondary College in Werribee, where I want to paint as soon as I see them.” \ he had a difficult but satisfying year sparking a love of email@example.com art in underprivileged students, he joined Kilvington Grammar in 2007. » www.kilvington.vic.edu.au He hasn’t looked back. » www.johnknap.com.au Knap felt instantly at home in the close-knit » www.jackmangallery.com.au Kilvington community and kept waiting for the bubble
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After graduating from Kilvington, Douglas studied for a bachelor of science with first-class honours and a PhD in forensic medicine from Monash University. She also holds a masters’ degree in health administration and is a graduate of the Institute of Company Directors. Her roles have included CEO of the Co-operative Research Centre for the Discovery of Genes for Common Human Diseases and senior researcher at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. She now manages the global research and development product portfolio for CSL. \
Forster attended the University of Melbourne and graduated with a bachelor of science, majoring in microbiology and genetics. She began her career in the water industry in the Northern Territory and has held many positions in water resources management and environment protection. Forster was appointed chair of the Rural Water Commission and has also been chair of the Victorian Catchment Management Council. Forster is actively involved in her rural community, especially in the areas of regional development and land care. She was appointed Member of the Order of Australia in 2006 for services to water and the environment. \
Matthews was awarded a bachelor of social work (first-class honours) and a masters of social science (policy and human services) at RMIT. She specialises in social justice and equity and has worked as a policy analyst at the Victorian Council of Social Service. Matthews’ expertise is in the policy areas of early childhood development, children, young people, families, education and training. Now executive officer of Early Childhood Intervention Australia (Victorian Chapter), Matthews was Kilvington captain and is president of the Old Kilvonian Association. She is also co-deputy chair of the Kilvington board. \
Awarded a medical degree from Monash University and practised as an emergency doctor before deciding to focus on psychiatry, completing her PhD. With colleague Brian Lithgow was credited with a revolutionary invention that allows doctors to dramatically fast-track the detection of mental and neurological illnesses. A professor and director of the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, she was appointed chair of the Kilvington board in April 2012. \ » In InterVIew wIth Peter wIlmoth
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hen light, space and seclusion are the cornerstones of a residential design, you know you’re in a builder’s own house. There is a strategy behind the placement of every window, screen, nook and cranny of this house. The result is a unique layout that doesn’t waste a centimetre of the property’s prime position, right at the edge of Alma Village. A combination of white walls, bluestone floors and dark timber tones create a sleek, contemporary feel that reflects the house’s cutting-edge design. Floor-to-ceiling glass is used to great effect in the central living area, not only inviting an abundance of natural light into the space but also visually extending the house beyond its four walls. Large windows and concertina doors dominate one side of the room. The adjacent tree-lined courtyard is partially covered by the bedroom above it, creating a sheltered space that becomes part of the living room as soon as the doors are slid to one side. On the opposite wall, the metre of space between the house and the fence (redundant in most houses) has been used to create the impression of more room. Windows either side of a pebble fireplace reveal a long,
tranquil garden running up the side of the house that even manages to accommodate a fishpond. The kitchen is at the rear of the property and is contemporary in style and features. Ilve and Miele appliances fit snugly in among the CaesarStone benchtops and glossy white cabinetry, including two large pantries. Windows continue up the open staircase, which leads to accommodation on the second floor. The main bedroom is at the front of the house, a position that not only affords it the luxury of a private balcony but also seclusion from the other two bedrooms at the rear. Decorative screens conceal a wall of built-in cupboards, creating a walk-in-wardrobe without reducing the size of the room. A tiled en suite with a double vanity is tucked behind it. It’s a cutting-edge, low-maintenance design, right down to the details. From drawers in the built-in television cabinet specifically measured to hold DVDs to the shelf in the entry hall designed for you to drop off your keys as you walk in, every conceivable convenience has been considered. \ JO DAVY firstname.lastname@example.org
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While the deep front garden of this property promises to keep green-thumbs happy, the backyard encourages leisure with its large deck and a solar-heated pool. The residence is a freestanding Californian bungalow. The entrance foyer has Baltic pine floorboards, plate rails and a deco ceiling. Leadlight doors link the foyer to the living room and adjoining dining room, both of which display period detail complemented by modern finishes such as plantation shutters. The fireplace in the living room has contemporary marble surrounds. The fireplace in the dining room has a deco-style, timber mantel with columns and mirrors. Contemporary and fresh, the kitchen zone has stainless-steel appliances, pale stone benchtops and white cabinetry. Adjoining meals and family areas benefit from glass-walled outlooks and the meals area opens to a covered terrace. Glass doors in the family area open to the rear entertainment deck, which has a retractable canopy and a built-in barbecue. The indigo-rendered wall with water-feature makes a cool backdrop. Beyond the deck, the glass-fenced pool and sandstone-terraced areas are edged by neat greenery. A timber screen towards the rear of the property hides three sheds/man-caves. The family bathroom has a spa bath. Two of the three bedrooms have en suites. Ducted heating and airconditioning add further comfort. Proximity to E.E. Gunn Reserve, Carnegie train station and Glenhuntly Primary School enhances its location. \ KAY KEIGHERY
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Auction \ October 28 at 1pm
Fast facts \ Builder’s own house built five years ago; open-plan living and dining area with bluestone tiling, and a pebble fireplace; emporite finishes and sashless windows throughout; stone kitchen with two pantries, Ilve and Miele appliances; adjacent courtyard with garden feature lighting and fishpond; main bedroom with walk-in wardrobe, en suite and private balcony; keyless entry; reverse-cycle air-conditioning; ducted vacuum; double garage with internal access; close to Alma Village; buses and trams to Chapel and High streets. Caulfield North \ 8 kms from the city
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Gary Peer \ 9526 1999 5 Grimwade Court Price \ $1.2 million – $1.35 million Auction \ October 21 at 10.30am
People fond of things art deco are likely to appreciate this two-storey residence. Curved boundary walls and correspondingly curved windows give the façade a softness of line. The small court location enhances property privacy. The side drive leads to lock-up single garage. An entrance porch complements the driveway with a brick-defined archway. The interior is freshly painted. Front living and dining rooms are linked by a keyhole cutaway. The living room has an old-fashioned gas fireplace and both rooms have diamante chandeliers. Tucked behind the dining room is a study or fourth bedroom. Particularly spacious, the family room opens to the rear terrace. There’s a cute brekkie bar in the kitchen along with Formica benchtops and ample cabinetry. Solid-timber balustrade borders the staircase. Upstairs, three big bedrooms, a bathroom and separate toilet flow from a hallway; the main bedroom has a dressing room. The backyard is west-facing and combines a terrace with open lawn. \ KAY KEIGHERY
Hocking Stuart \ 9557 7733 68 Brewer Road Price \ $1.15 million + Auction \ October 27 at 1pm
Though this two-storey residence might appear to be a period piece; it was actually built in the 1980s. Georgian-style architecture establishes a timeless feel and rooms are larger than in most modern houses. The corner block means two street frontages and the main entrance faces the side street, as do automatic gates to a double garage. High fencing renders the north-facing front garden private and an ideal environment for the saltwater pool and spa. The backyard combines lawn and paved areas. Attached to the garage are a home office and bathroom. Combined formal lounge and dining areas have ornate ceilings and twin fireplaces. Semi-open to the kitchen, meals and family area, the living room has a high, peaked celling and a trapdoor to a wine cellar. CaesarStone benchtops and Smeg appliances feature in the contemporary kitchen, as does a massive walk-in pantry. The family area has two skylights and a glazed wall to the full-width rear verandah. \ KAY KEIGHERY
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You could hear a pin drop in this peaceful cul-de-sac in Bentleigh East. No. 4 is a grand Georgian-style house, with a red-brick façade, set back from the street. The stained-glass-and-timber door is built within a large glass archway that extends to the height of the house. An opulent entrance of marble-style floors, high ceilings and open spaces is a fitting prelude to the grandeur of the remainder of the house. The hallway leads to the kitchen, which has granite benchtops and white cabinetry. It shares the space with a lounge and meals area. Huge, imposing hedges line the backyard and ensure privacy. The staircase spirals to the second storey, where all four bedrooms are located. Three of the bedrooms branch off from the retreat area at the front and share a bathroom. The large main bedroom at the back has a walk-in wardrobe and en suite. This house is in the highly prized McKinnon Secondary College zone. \ ELIZABETH ANILE
Price \ $950,000 – $1.05 million Auction \ October 20 at 11.30am
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32 Letchworth Avenue, Brighton East ................................................................. Price: $1.7 million + ................................................................. Auction Saturday October 27 at 11am ................................................................. OFI Wed, Sat 11-11.30am .................................................................
32 St James Avenue, Bentleigh ................................................................. Price: $950,000 + ................................................................. Auction Saturday October 27 at 1.30pm ................................................................. OFI Wed 1.45-2.15pm; Sat as advertised .................................................................
Designed for modern living, this near-new craftsman-built house offers innovative design featuring vast living spaces, undercover outdoor area and a pool.
On a 66-foot (approx) wide block with plans for two streetfront homes, this house has space to extend, potential to subdivide or build your dream home (STCA).
Let's eat lunch @ The Pantry, 1 Church Street Let's eat dinner @ Half Moon, 120 Church Street Let's drink coffee @ The Little Ox, 452 New Street
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26 Pyne Street, Caulfield ................................................................. Price: $700,000 - $770,000 ................................................................. Auction Saturday October 20 at 11.30am ................................................................. OFI Sat from 11am .................................................................
Hocking Stuart Bentleigh 9557 7733 2
Rodney Morley Persichetti 9525 9222 5
5 Talbot Avenue, Bentleigh ................................................................. Price: $700,000 - $770,000 ................................................................. Auction Saturday October 20 at 10.30am ................................................................. OFI Wed 4.45-5.15pm; Sat as advertised .................................................................
468 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield South ................................................................. Price: $820,000 - $870,000 ................................................................. Auction Sunday November 11 at 1pm ................................................................. OFI By appointment or as advertised .................................................................
This '60s classic has living and dining rooms, kitchen/meals and a deep rear garden with ROW. It's waiting for your personal touch.
This charming original is an excellent prospect for new beginnings on land of 693sqm (approx). Bursting with potential, delivering a host of options (STCA).
Currently occupied by a five-bedroom house, this substantial 52ft x 140ft (approx) block is far better suited to create your dream home (STCA).
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This double-fronted weatherboard is in the sought-after Gardenvale school zone and close to the Martin Street shopping strip, parklands and public transport. The large parcel of land makes it ideal for developers, but is well equipped for families looking to be in the centre of everything. Three bedrooms are at the front of the house and share a bathroom with a bath. The interior has polished wooden floors, cream walls and high ceilings. Next is the expansive combined lounge, meals and kitchen with teal cabinetry and high benchtops with a built-in breakfast bench. A separate laundry is nearby. The huge backyard means there is plenty of space to extend, probably even adding a pool. The backyard has an elevated decked porch overlooking the lawn, while a driveway extends down the side of the house. As Nepean Highway is nearby, the house is well connected to suburbs such as St Kilda and also the CBD, and to top if off, Brighton Beach isn’t far away. \ eLIZABeTH ANILe
Hodges \ 9533 0999 20 Jupiter street Price \ $820,000 – $900,000 Auction \ October 28, 11.30am
Hocking Stuart Bentleigh 9557 7733 4
5b Huntley Road, Bentleigh ................................................................. Price: $850,000 - $920,000 ................................................................. Auction Sunday October 28 at 11.30am ................................................................. OFI Wed 4.45-5.15pm; Sat as advertised .................................................................
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This stunning new residence features high ceilings, Bosch stone kitchen, a split-level north-facing open-plan entertainment area, covered outdoor area and LUG.
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