Adrian Deans

Reflections on Life and the Creative Process:
A Conversation with Philip Twocastle

Adrian Deans was born on 15 October 1959 and grew up in a happy home on Sydney’s northern fringe. It was a different world then – toys were made of metal or wood; televisions were black and white (and not every family had one); there were no such things as mobile phones, personal computers or iPods; and rock stars (such as they were) still wrote their own songs.

As for kids, when they weren’t being “seen and not heard”, they were amusing themselves by employing the only available technology – legs. (And not everyone could afford legs back then!) Children used their legs to go places and also to play sport. Sport is pretty much all they had: sport and the bush. read more.....