Monthly Archives: November 2010

In-Flight Entertainment

Well the craziness of following the UHTC around Australia and New Zealand is over for me, and has kind of morphed into the craziness of going back to normal life (while struggling through the “summer cold” which I call Hanging … Continue reading

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Concert Report: Perth (24 November)

[apologies for the delay in getting this report published — it’s down to a combination of two factors. The first is travel; the second is that clearly I haven’t been heeding Leonard’s sage advice … I have come down with … Continue reading

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I Went So Far For Beauty

Well, I’m now back in Adelaide at the end of my long month of travelling around Australia and New Zealand to see Leonard and the band perform. As I’ve travelled around I’ve spoken to a lot of Cohen fans at … Continue reading

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Photos from Perth (24 November)

Aproaching nib Stadium … with generously overflowing merch stand in foreground: Before the support act went on, I spotted Roscoe making a brief visit to the stage … out of uniform. I guess this was before they hit wardrobe: Another … Continue reading

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Headline from Perth: A Perfect End To A Wonderful Tour

I’m just back from witnessing Leonard’s generous and inspiring performance at the nib Stadium in Perth. This performance, which I am sure I will be writing much more about over the coming day or so, was as close to perfection … Continue reading

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Meandering Around Perth

After arriving in the beautiful city of Perth, I had a few hours to spare before tonight’s concert so decided to take a bit of a stroll around town. Perth is one of those places I would imagine those outside … Continue reading

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Last Journey

Well the bags are packed ready to head to Perth for this evening’s Leonard Cohen show, which marks the end of the Down Under tour. Of course, by this point the process of “packing the bags” is mostly down to … Continue reading

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Super-Cohenize Me

I was just thinking yesterday while I was flying back from Melbourne to Adelaide, how much I had missed a great opportunity. In the same way that Morgan Spurlock rocketed to international fame by just (a) getting himself checked over … Continue reading

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A Day In Country Victoria

As I’ve described in the review for the Hanging Rock show, my visit to country Victoria was very brief — pretty much just long enough to get to the show, crash somewhere for the night and drive back to the … Continue reading

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Photos from Hanging Rock, Part 5: Leonard and the Band

Having Leonard and the band play a set during daylight was fantastic from the point of view of taking some good photos (particularly ones that don’t look almost identical to dozens of others I’ve already taken). Leonard comes on stage … Continue reading

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