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Clear acknowledges the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work.


Welcome to Volume 54 of the Isolation Diaries. Think Studio 54 meets Melbourne based Design Studio. In this Volume we share all the little things that have been keeping us inspired. By focusing and looking forward, we get to reflect.

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Born To Run by Christopher McDougall, explores the Art of Running. From exploring the reclusive Tarahumara Native Mexican tribe renowned for their ultramarathon running to dispelling myths about the modern sneaker, McDougall provides a deeper understanding of the mechanics of Running.

Starting with a shuffle. We shake down on The Hustle. This daily newsletter is full of musings, predictions and insights into outragous schemes and big tech movements.

The Loft Generation: From the de Koonings to Twombly is a firsthand account by an artist Edith Schloss. She writes about the artists, poets, and musicians who were part of the postwar art movements that shifted the art world's centre from Paris to New York.

Slide. Slide. Slippery—Slide.

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The Beatles: Get Back is the Peter Jackson long-awaited three-part documentary that covers the making of the Beatles’ 1970 album Let It Be. It’s John. It’s Paul. It’s George. It’s Ringo, and It’s Yoko.
Confined with in a creativity pressure cooker, facing off with convention and expectation.

Nobody starring Bob Odenkirk (the unethical lawyer from Breaking Bad) is a brutally dark revenge thriller with some lighter moments and some seismic overcorrections. Four stars.

Studio Drift explores the synergy between theatre and the visual arts and delicately creates a new beauty of technology and nature.
Good times!

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While the US celebrate Thanks Giving; we share their love of food and acknowledge a sense of happiness with our lot. Thanks Giving Receipes for Beginners has so many good recipes; we are loosening the belt buckle and making room for thirds. Asparagus and Salmon Stir Fry is not on the menu, nor is Chicken Quesadillas—but as a team, we are experimenting and making a red hot kitchen mess, and we think you should give these recipes a try.

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Not to be outdone, Remembering the Velvet underground through the Mirror of Film popcast is Lou & John, Sterling & Moe with a little Nico in there too. These guys were influential, experimental and creatively substantial. This ear documentary takes you to downtown Manhattan, Circa 67. Run, Run, Run.

We have found the ultimate Jon Hopkins playlist—Deep In the Glowing Heart, Singularity, to Everything Is Connected. It is a peaceful playlist, something you can turn on and drop out to.

Finally, and with a dry smile, we finish with a laugh. Trash Alley is a new podcast by comedians Mitchell Coombs and Alright Hey. They ask the essential questions. What TV shows are hot right now? What music is on our on repeat playlist? What TikTok videos have you watched 100 times? Download and find out the answers.

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