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  • On the re-assembling of Parliament the Duke of Buckingham fathered the argument much used during the long recess, that a prorogation extending beyond twelve months was in construction of law a dissolution.

    Andrew Marvell


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  • This ballet, created for the Australian Ballet by Graeme Murphy in 1980 (with the late Kelvin Coe as its star) begins with young men playing Aussie Rules on stage. (The music is the third movement of Ravel's Piano Concerto in G, by the way – fantastic stuff!) Murphy had the male dancers of the company actually learn and train in the sport with one of the leading AFL coaches so they could be sufficiently convincing. Some of the pictures loading above are from Beyond Twelve.

    April 25, 2008