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Michael Pleming Cont.

So a part of the project we are doing at the moment with Michael for Harrell Fletcher’s show is to get to know him.
This morning we took him up to the RAYGUN space and did a short interview with him. This is what we discovered…….

What is your name? Michael Pleming

Where were you born? Tamora, NSW.

Where have you spent most of your life?
My first 13 years on a property called Ariah Park, via Tamora.
3 years Wagga Wagga, NSW.
7 years Melbourne, Victoria.
3 years Wagga Wagga, NSW.
3 years Brisbane, QLD
10 years Sydney, NSW.
12 years Toowoomba, QLD

Did you study when you left school? Yes, I studied fashion design at RMIT in Melbourne, Victoria.

Do you have any pets? Not currently but my favourite pets have been Thoroughbred horses and Greyhound dogs. Fast machines, I like fast machines.

List 3 things in your life that you’ve loved doing? Horse riding, swimming, and fashion design.

List 3 things in your life that you couldn’t do without? My health, fresh air and good food.

When you move to a new home what are 4 things you look for? A quiet street, lots of windows to let the Northern lights in and a great location, whether it be on a mountain top or by the beach.

Favourite food? I have 2 favourite cuisines – Japanese and French.

Favourite travel destination? Australia.

What are your favourite wine regions? Mornington Peninsula, Yarra Valley, Northern Tasmania and Great Southern- Western Australia.

Favourite colour? I have several favourite colours, orange, grass green, white is a favourite colour and red is a favourite colour but I also really love yellow ocres and browns.

Do you read? Extensively. What kind of things? I read the Bible every day for around 2 to 2 and a half hours. I read a lot about the food and wine industry. I don’t read novels or fiction.

If you needed to communicate with a friend how would you do it? Face to face or by telephone. Mobile phone if I have to.

Drive or cycle? Definitely cycle unless its too far. With the advent of electric bikes they can take you farther. Everybody needs to ride a bike.

Have you got a favourite quote? Not off the top of my head. Or something you’ve learnt this week? I remembered my Grandma this week.

That is a really beautiful thing.

Thanks for having me.


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RAYGUN PROJECTS is an artist run initiative run by artists Alexandra Lawson and Tarn McLean located in the CBD of Toowoomba, Australia. 2011-2018.

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