Make Believe. . . .Alice in Wonderland

This strange photo is my attempt to catch the caterpillar on the toadstool in Alice in Wonderland. When we were in Melbourne during the Christmas period we were lucky to be able to get to the Museum and view this exhibition on Make Believe which is the story of the creation of the Christmas windows…

Jean Paul Gaultier at the NGV

The Jean Paul Gaultier Exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria was an exhibition I was fortunate enough to have the time to visit while in Melbourne.  The actual exhibition space was very busy but I was still able to make good use of my time and get round the whole exhibition. The fashions were…

Mambo and Federation Square

Federation Square is the meeting place for Melbournians for all sorts of events.  While I was there it was during the Australian Open Tennis Tournament. The Square proves popular for those unable to get in to the actual event as they can watch all the action on the big screen. When I passed through the…

Treasures of Australia, how do you select them?

This wonderful book was the catalogue for the display National Treasures from the great libraries of Australia, held in 2005 at the National Library of Australia, before then becoming a touring exhibition for the following two years. The reason for the travelling exhibition was to provide as many Australians as possible, the opportunity to view these national…

Clearing out my drawers!

This exhibition caught my eye because it is being held at Ladybank Station. I grew up in Ladybank. Claire Heminsley is a textile artist and drawer and you can find more information about her here.