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Braving the Canberra Cold for Art As it was minus five degrees in Canberra there was no hurry to visit the National Gallery of Australia. Much more pleasant to let the morning crowds go first and have pumpkin quiche for … Continue reading
Picasso – Sorry, Not My Cup of Tea. Go now so there’s no worry about crowds at the Art Gallery of NSW. When I arrived about 1.30 pm there were plenty of tickets available for any of the half hour … Continue reading
What’s Cooking Uncle Sam? Hi there, As your special envoy on the USA at present, I felt bound to record Queen Elizabeth IIs scone recipe that she shared with President Eisenhower in 1960. It was part of the What’s … Continue reading
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Time for Afternoon Tea The National Library is in a commanding position on Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra. While spending a few days researching here you learn the feel of the place. With a brand new reception area positively … Continue reading
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The Art of Tea and Scones. Last weekend in Canberra, the Lodge and Government House had their Open Day organised by the Australiana Fund which acquires artistic and historical works for the Prime Minister and Governor General’s residences. On … Continue reading
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A Matter of Taste. Art is a matter of taste. A smorgasbord of likes and dislikes with a dazzling array of choices. Few of us have the space for these larger than life portraits by Gustav Klimt but they … Continue reading
Canberra’s Winter Colour The Craft & Quilt Fair was in Canberra recently. As the Canberra Quilters were outstanding in the Australasian Quilt Convention in Melbourne earlier this year, we had high expectations and so were a little surprised to find … Continue reading