A Cunning Blog

Long words. Short words. Words that say something.

Portfolio: Selected writings


Play that does more than touch a nerve is a touchstone in Australian theatre

Online gift conjures potent magic

Crazy in love like a fox

“Miss Julie”, Auditorium Magazine, Berlin, 2013

Dame Kiri te Kanawa, Sydney Morning Herald, 2013 

Further examples of features and reviews available by searching www.smh.com.au.


The music never stops at Four Winds

Unbroken voices preserve a 500-year tradition

“Lust and the Libretto”, Spectrum, Sydney Morning Herald, November 30, 2013

“Piano Wars”, Australian Financial Review, 2004


Interview: Anne Sophie Mutter, Sydney Morning Herald

Simone Young Interview SMH 060811 copy 

Presentations / conference papers

What can a creative writer bring to biographical research, paper for ‘Speculating on Biography’, October 2018

Program annotations and chapters

Great, Grand and Famous Opera Houses: where art and drama meet, Arbon Publishing, Sydney, 2012

Program Annotation: Gomyo and Grigorian at Melbourne Recital Centre




Bliss Flyer

Fiction (enquire for samples)

Short stories:

The Washing Machine; Empathy; Work Out; ChickLit; The Odd Couple; We Three; The Traveller; First Death; Beethoven Quartets

Dad meets boy – a novel

Second Fiddle – a novel

Further samples of my corporate and copywriting at http://www.acunningplan.com/index.php/cunning-stuff/more/

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