A beautiful gift

My younger daughter gave me this beautiful lampshade as a gift for my birthday.  I had seen it in a shop when we were in Canberra and I had commented on how lovely I thought it was.  My daughter had obviously remembered my comment and went back to purchase it after I had returned home. …

Mackintosh. . . . .Tuesday Travels

As you know I am a fan of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and I had hoped to visit the Glasgow School of Art while we were in Glasgow.  Unfortunately the School of Art was not in a state for viewing as there had been a dreadful fire a few weeks before we arrived.  The building was…

The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. . . .Tuesday Travels

The first museum that we visited on our trip was the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.  There was a Charles Rennie Macintosh exhibition there so I was keen to go. Unfortunately the exhibition had finished but there was still an impressive array of Mackintosh work in the Museum. The work of his wife, Margaret Macdonald…

That’s one off the bucket list but not how I intended.

For a long time one of the things I have wanted to do is visit the Glasgow School of Art.  I have loved the works of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and also the works of his wife.  This year we are off for a holiday to Scotland and we will be spending five days close to…