Picture #5 is my pick of the new work about to go on show at Paddington’s – Percolator Gallery, September 21-25 2011. Amanda is the niece of one of my best working buddies in the agency scene in the 1980s, Valerie Staddon. We both headed departments at Schofield Sherbon Baker. Barbara and I have followed the career of Amanda and we are chuffed at her development (pity I’m not buying art anymore, but lots of folks are) . . . buying her work. Opening Friday 23rd September 6–9pm. 134 LaTrobe Terrace Paddington, Brisbane  Phone 07 3368 3315. Amanda’s web is here.