Thursday, July 15, 2010

Under a Strange Sky

Saw my first Koala yesterday! In a tree in the backyard, just hanging out, very wet and bedraggled, but super fuzzy and cute and very close. He was not as excited to see me as I was to see him.

Still no kangaroos. The locals laugh at me for being so excited to see the native fauna - literally running in circles I was so excited about the koala. But then I laughed out loud - a lot - when Jim told me how awesome it was to see a squirrel when he went to America. 

I'm in the countryside, about 45 minutes from the nearest town, about 2 hours from Melbourne. We came up to shoot some videos in the woods. Jim Batt wears a special director's hat.

One of the videos will have these paper flowers, so I've been churning them out on a little assembly line.

Today we shot two videos - one for me, one for another project Jim works on:

Tomorrow we will shoot another two videos for me. We have plans to shoot at least three more videos while I'm here, it's a very ambitious schedule, but I'm very interested in the visual aspect of my album as well.

Here are some costume scouting photos - from Rose Chong's in Melbourne, Australia:



p.s. The sky is different here. New constellations in the night sky. And sometimes when I look up....I see koalas!


  1. I would be the same way if I was in Australia. I would probably faint in bliss. Keep having lots of fun!

  2. I'm fairly sure the koala was excited to see you too.. only it hid the enthusiasm under a coat of fur and cute..

    It's great to see you so active and excited. It looks like a lot of fun you're having down there!

  3. Wow! This is all very exciting!! The Impossible Girl Project just seem to get bigger and bigger with every new place that you go! I can't wait to see it all come together.

    It must be weird to see so much strange vegetation, and animal life, and new stars; it's like being on a different planet. I feel that way a bit when I go down to Florida. I can only imagine what Australia must be like. Keep rocking out down under and much love to you!

  4. love that crazy hat in the second to last picture. also, those paper flowers = beautiful. i look forward to seeing your videos!! :o)

  5. I'm with Sarah, your hat is awesome!