The Culture Concept Circle – About

Welcome to The Culture Concept Circle

Art, Design, Music, Fashion and Style all reflect the very essence of our culture, its attitudes and philosophies, its fashions and passions

Multiracial Hands Making a CircleThe Culture Concept Circle has many FREE posts for you to choose from in many different categories of interest in both the visual and performance arts as we trace the evolution of our society and its cultural development.

There is a new story or two published on The Culture Concept Circle Home Page most days during the week and daily our stories are shared on Facebook, Google and Twitter.

We seek to make accessible complex and profound subject matter so that a wider audience can appreciate it. Clicking ‘red‘ links on any of our posts will help expand your journey.

muse-news-australian-fashionFashionable concerns, including historical costume.

The latest buzz shows and events happening throughout the world of entertainment are a focus, as are topical conversations about people and events happening daily in contemporary society.

At The Culture Concept Circle we are seeking to grow an appreciation for, and to celebrate, beautiful and thought- provoking works. We want to help expand knowledge of all the arts as well as the development of our social and cultural heritage.


Deputy Editor Belinda McDowall, Editor Carolyn McDowall and Fashion Editor Jo Bayley

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The Culture Concept Circle provides a cultural journey filled with beautiful images and fascinating stories, many written by our Chief Editor and publisher Carolyn McDowall, working with her colleagues; all dedicated writers

Funded by the European Union, the Elaich Project in 2012 approved Carolyn’s Video: What is Classic Architecture, More than a Column as an ‘advanced video’ for Module 2 of their learning platform of study designed to connect young people to their cultural heritage

Belinda McDowall our Deputy Editor is now writing for the Circle, her Spotlight Stories are published on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Belinda-McDowallAlso working behind the scenes with the Editor in Chief on content development and operational matters, Belinda will also provide cultural commentary on her national and international travels.

Meldi Arkinstall

Meldi Arkinstall is Special Features music recording reviewer based at Lake Macquarie in NSW. A classically trained flautist Meldi Arkinstall performed with the Sydney Symphony, Australian Chamber Orchestra and Australian Opera & Ballet Orchestra in her day and has for more than a decade now, been writing and working in the field of journalism and publicity. She reviews classical, jazz and world music concerts and recordings.

Rose Niland Cropped Passionate arts advocate Rose Niland hails from Sydney and is the NSW Special Features Correspondent. With a background in teaching, Rose is passionate about all aspects of art and creativity.

Jo Bayley at Fashion Week 2015Costume is a footnote to culture, and today remains both a changing and eternal form of human expression. Our stylist Jo Bayley based in Sydney is currently on leave.

From time to time other guest authors will also contribute to our growing resource. Check out our Spotlight Stories

Paul & RossMeet Our Back Room Boys Paul and Ross McDowall who generously guide the girls, empowering and emboldening them by providing their IT knowledge and experience to help us progress. We appreciate all they do.


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