Johnson, Diane 1998 Night skies of Aboriginal Australia: a noctuary
, The University of Sydney.
2011 saw the release of their debut single Noctuary
on New York label Sacred Bones and fans of the current psychedelic revival can expect a sound that has been compared to the likes of Tame Impala and Temples.
Meg is drawn into her family's history by the unfolding mystery surrounding the death of Hannah's husband; the relationship between Hannah and her lover, Vicente Morales; and, finally, the discovery of Hannah's "noctuary
," or night journal, unknown to Bassie, which holds the truth about Hannah's life.
Chad from Taken and my childhood friend Joey from Noctuary
have both been working with us.
Also in the sale is a rare Nightwatchman's clock or Noctuary
. These clocks were designed to record for the employer the intervals at which the nightwatchman had performed his rounds.
In her 'noctuary
' Johnson makes a significant contribution towards defining Aboriginal astronomy as a field in its own right.
It is not a noctuary
in the sense of Dianne Johnson's Night skies of Aboriginal Australia, which provides information about Aboriginal cosmological beliefs from numerous sources and many regions of Australia.