HEATHER CROXON REMAINS IN CRITICAL CONDITION FOLLOWING CHATSWOOD CRASH

A woman struck by an out-of-control car while walking to work in Chatswood on Friday morning is fighting for life in hospital.

Office worker Heather Croxon, 31, was hit on the footpath in peak hour on Victoria Avenue near Chatswood Chase on Sydney’s north shore.

The self-described book nerd, who has a sizeable online following for her book reviews, suffered severe head injuries and remained in a critical condition on Friday evening.

[By Rachel Olding and Megan Levy; more at The Sydney Morning Herald]

‘CONFESSING YOUR ART’, BY JANE WILLIAMS

The question “What do you do?” can be socially awkward, even painful. Particularly if your art falls into one of the more ‘niche’ categories like haiku or speculative fiction writing, anamorphosis or painting with body fluids. Especially if you’re just starting out, or just thinking about starting out. Maybe you’ve been hiding your creative light under a bushel for years, working diligently at a job you studied a degree or trade to land, or one you just ‘fell into’, all the while daydreaming about life as a street performer or braving the open mike section at a poetry reading.

More, at ‘The Artist Unleashed’….