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Fiona Morgan

Creative. Geek girl. Foodie. Oil painter. Artist of WhereFishSing.com

Fiona will interview creatives of all stripes in their natural habitats. You may have never noticed them in your street or realised where they make their magic, but they’re there. They’re everywhere. Fiona will entice out and put on display those marvellously creative natives of the Ballarat region and their magnificent imaginative creations.

Artists, crafters, gourmet food producers, furniture makers, digital designers, photographers. Calling all those slapped by the muse. Share your stories here. Spread your inspiration. Put a smile on people's faces. For a profile of you and your work or a feature on your creative event, contact me.

Articles By Fiona Morgan

Enjoy the Good Food Life

Enjoy the Good Food Life Author: Fiona MorganCategories: Arts, Community, Recipes

Artist Fiona Morgan will be at The Good Life Festival Daylesford on Saturday June 2 freely giving out meatless meals recipes from her soon to be published cookbook. These are recipes that everyone will enjoy not just die hard hippies! Find out how easy and tasty vegetarian meals can be.

The Inaugural Ballarat Arts Trail

The Inaugural Ballarat Arts Trail Author: Fiona MorganCategories: Stories, Arts, Announcements,

A trail of open art studios for visitors to meander along, much like a visit to a winery district, but sampling visual delights. Another alternative for artists to formal galleries, applying for grants, writing applications, and paying both hire costs and hefty commissions to get their work shown. T

Dawn Whitehand - Making a Success of Ceramics

Dawn Whitehand - Making a Success of Ceramics Author: Fiona MorganCategories: Stories, Arts,

It's a common error when meeting a successful person for the first time, to assume that they have always been this way. But everybody starts somewhere, usually somewhere small, accumulating experience and growing into the achievements that are so visable. It's the old idea of 'overnight success' tha

Dawn Lim – Making an Art Career Possible

Dawn Lim – Making an Art Career Possible Author: Fiona MorganCategories: Arts

Dawn identifies with being an 'outsider artist' as she is self taught and lives with a disability. This is not the stuff of arts establishment. Most revered outsider art is undiscovered in the artist's lifetime. Their lifes work is only uncovered when their dwelling is cleaned out after they have di

Amie Sexton – Playfully European

Amie Sexton – Playfully European Author: Fiona MorganCategories: Arts, Food, Music

A frolicking tour de France via food. What do you do if you are a classically trained pianist who can sing, speak fluent French, you don't like to take art too seriously and you have a menagerie of eating tales from your time living in Brittany with - oh dear - 25 creperies and several restaurants

Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup Author: Fiona MorganCategories: Food, Recipes

Everyone loves a great Minestrone Soup to fill their belly. When the sun decides to play hide and seek with the hail in this unpredictable Spring weather, this is a great way to fire up on the inside.

Buddah's Delight

Buddah's Delight Author: Fiona MorganCategories: Stories, Arts, Food, Make things

Happy first day of spring! On the first day of Chinese New Year (a variable date in January or Febuary) it is traditional to cook this vegetarian dish. Chinese New Year is meant to mark the end of winter/beginning of spring, so as it's officially the first day of spring here in southern hemisphere A

Christine Polowyj - Disarming Confronting Emotions

Christine Polowyj - Disarming Confronting Emotions Author: Fiona MorganCategories: Arts

Christine's art has grown into a way of expressing heavy subject matter in a format that is not confrontational. While the subjects brought to light can be weighty and tormented, the images are not scary. She speaks in a visual language about emotional and psychological taboo topics.

Chilli non Carne

Chilli non Carne Author: Fiona MorganCategories: Arts, Food, Recipes

For anyone who believes that Chilli con Carne can only be enjoyed with a giant inclusion of minced meat, this recipe is for you. For vegetarians and vegans who wish to stealthily feed their friends a vege meal, this is for you also.

A place for art and self-discovery

A place for art and self-discovery Author: Fiona MorganCategories: Arts, Community

South Street Art Studio is a new venue that opens soon in Ballarat, offering classes in art making, meditation and art therapy. The tutor, Linda Franklin, loves to share her considerable experience in working with creativity and personal development. For her, facilitating and enabling others to un

An extraordinary soup - Locro de Papas

An extraordinary soup - Locro de Papas Author: Fiona MorganCategories: Arts, Food, Make things

In the hunt for ethnic inspiration for tasty winter soup I stumbled across the notion of an Ecuadorian potato and cheese soup with avocado. It sounded a lot more appetizing than anything I could possibly do with turnip, celeriac, onion or brussel sprouts. I checked it out and immediately began saliv

Petrus Spronk – Be Aware, Pay Attention

Petrus Spronk – Be Aware, Pay Attention Author: Fiona MorganCategories: Arts

Petrus Spronk is always making things rather than making pictures of things. Driven by the love of making beautiful things with his hands, he is a well known ceramicist from this area. I recently interviewed Petrus and was inundated with stories, anecdotes and most importantly, lessons on staying i

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