Tag Archives: art

Beauty and butterflies in the ‘burbs

I went to a fantastic event this week. It was a celebration of the Hackham West People Matters Group, which has been running for 10 years – a group of residents and service providers working together to develop and advocate … Continue reading

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(Mostly) home made

I love a bit of art (I was thrilled that Vincent Namatjira won the big prize yesterday at the Art Gallery here) but it doesn’t have to be capital letter Art to be arty; the home made and hand made … Continue reading

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As time goes by

A week or so ago I went to see Vince Jones who was playing at Festival Theatre. It was a last minute decision and I had a great night. It was excellent in itself, with Vince singing arrangements of Van … Continue reading

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Alison Ashby

In response to last week’s post about Wittunga Botanical Gardens, Nicky (marvellous supporter of this blog and its producer) responded with a link to Alison Ashby, daughter of the original owner of the property and sister to Keith, who gave … Continue reading

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Magic sticks

Last night I went to the annual fundraiser for the Graham F Smith Peace Trust, along with most of the other Trustees of the Suzanne Elliott Charitable Trust. We also went to an event put on by them a few … Continue reading

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A mark that holds a moment

I went to the Jam Factory today and saw an exhibition there by the glass maker Clare Belfrage. It was lovely work – you will get an idea from a few of the photos below (as usual click to enlarge) … Continue reading

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Magpies (but not as we know them)

I went to the Impressionists exhibition at the art gallery this week and was particularly struck by the picture by Claude Monet of a magpie sitting on a gate in a snowy landscape. It’s a terrific picture, but the magpie … Continue reading

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