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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
Oops! Can’t believe I’ve missed Sculpture by the Sea again! Even getting up before sunrise didn’t help yesterday. An early start would mean beating all the traffic and the heat. Not a problem today though as I was waylaid only … 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
Next time I come to Melbourne I MUST: Have High Tea at the Hopetoun Tea Rooms. Find the cakeshop in Acland St, St Kilda. Probably Monarch cakes. Try the syphon coffee at Proud Mary’s at Collingwood. FIND SOME SPECIALS for … Continue reading
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No Easter Eggs here! Rather cool this morning, so I was walking briskly by the Nepean River when I spied these dragonflies made by children during a workshop at the nearby Lewers Galleryyesterday. So delightful! Enjoy the Easter Sunshine!