Passers-by, 2014

Highlights, 2014.

Robin

Click here to see the passer-by and heckler highlights of 2014.

The full videos:

Jamie asks: Kylie or Dannii?

Jamie

Jamie has a blog and is raising money for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre by completing forty tasks.
Click here for his comparison of the two sisters, Danni and Kylie Minogue.

Aaron

aaron

Aaron has some insightful ideas about the value of the Arts. Click here to hear him speak.

Tea anyone?

Tea ceremony

These two have just been to a Japanese Tea Ceremony in the Botanic Gardens. Click here.

A Scotsman speaks.

Scotsman

This Scottish fellow talked politics, and won a few votes. Click here to hear him speak.

Eliot

Eliot

Eliot spoke about population, and was positive about the future. Click here to hear him.

John August

John August 3

Today John talks about abiogenesis (the origin of life). Click here.

Ali.

Ali

Ali, from Lebanon, has a few words to say about the problems of democracy. Click here.

John August

John August 2

John has a few thoughts about Israel and Palestine. Click here.

Tony

Tony

Tony has a few words of advice for the passers-by. Click here.

Jaiya

Jaiya

Click here to hear Jaiya talk about her school project.

Ari

Ari

This young fellow wanted to talk about the environment, but it was a hard job with Mr Bashful and an old geezer asking questions, and with his sister Jaiya assisting in the background. Click here.

Rosali

Rosali

Up from Melbourne, Rosali chose to philosophical. Click here.

Jarrah

Jarrah

Click here to learn why dancing should be an Olympic sport.

Robin

Robin

Who knows what this guy said? But he said it well!

Lachlan

Lachlan?

In the first few seconds of his speech on The Ladder of Knowledge, this brave fellow had to suffer Tony’s interjections. Tony seems to think any speaker is fair game – age and inexperience aren’t factors to take into account. One wonders: if a sparrow perched on the Ladder of Knoweldge, would Tony heckle it in a battle of wits? Who knows? Though one thing is for sure: the sparrow would win. Click here.

John

John August

John stood on The Ladder of Knowledge to talk about coal as a source of energy, and other stuff. Click here to see what he said. He has opinions on all sorts of things. Here is his site.

The hug man.

The hug man

Mr Bashful was one of the lucky ones to get a hug from this warm fellow. Click here.

A protestor.

Protestor

This hirsute gentleman was protesting outside the gallery. I asked him why.

Anonymous.

anonymous

This passer-by delivered a few epiphanies of her own, but we can’t reveal what she said, and there is a clue in this excerpt to suggest why.

Poppy.

poppy

The wind was a nuisance, and Mirko more-so, but Poppy still managed to represent the charity, Plan International, with gusto. It was her day off, but you can see where her passion lies. Click here.

Jacob

Jacob

With a strong New Zealand accent, Jacob praised which country? Click here to find out.

Steve

Steve German

Steve, a regular but silent visitor, explained why it was unjust and unacceptable to solely blame Japan and Germany for World War II. Click here.

J.S.T. (Jessica)

jst-jessica

There is more wisdom in this passer-by than in all of the hecklers combined. Click here.

Little French Girl.

Little French girl

Despite her reluctance to speak it is easy to see this little girl is delightful. Click here.

Janet, of the Australian Heritage Dancers.

janet-best1

Click here to meet a delightful young maiden from the Australian Heritage Dancers.

Brendon
The atheist God? God of himself?

brendon1

Brendon was understandably reluctant to get up onto the Ladder of Knowledge and speak, but his girlfriend Dana wanted him to. So, a man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do. He got up and did a good job. Click here.

 

 

 

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