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Monet’s Garden On Show at NGV – The Dreamer and the Dream

Monet’s Garden On Show at NGV – The Dreamer and the Dream

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There is no doubt the winter masterpiece show Monet’s Garden at the NGV will add colour light and warmth to our coldest season refreshing hearts minds and souls

Qantas And Martin Grant – Taking Uniforms To New Heights

Qantas And Martin Grant – Taking Uniforms To New Heights

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Last week I was excited to see the collaboration between two Australian icons, Qantas through their CEO Alan Joyce and fashion designer Martin Grant, both seen here at the launch in Sydney with model Miranda Kerr and colleagues. Qantas, nicknamed “the flying kangaroo”, is Australia’s largest airline and has been…

Hollywood Costume – Glamour at ACMI Direct from V & A London

Hollywood Costume – Glamour at ACMI Direct from V & A London

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In the V & A at London, Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950 and Hollywood Costume are two glamour exhibitions about costume and its role in society & culture

Positano, Perfect For Shopping and Pretty As A Picture

Positano, Perfect For Shopping and Pretty As A Picture

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So close, yet worlds away from Naples, is picturesque Positano. Situated on the Amalfi Coast, where dramatic cliffs hug the sea, this is a playground for Italians and tourists alike. It is easy to see why. The Med lapping at the shores of volcanic beaches (this is black sand and…

Strawberry Hill STARK

Horace Walpole @ Strawberry Hill – Fuelling a Gothic Revival

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At the time of Jane Austen’s birth on the sixteenth day of December 1775, Horace Walpole, 4th Earl Orford (1717- 1797) was using decorative ornament inspired by a literary and pictorial interest in Gothic architecture at Strawberry Hill, his villa nearby the Thames at Twickenham in the London borough of Richmond.

The anti-Lycra Brigade – Cycling in Style at Melbourne

The anti-Lycra Brigade – Cycling in Style at Melbourne

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The all new slow-cycling movement in Melbourne is a rebellion against many people’s affectation for wearing specialized cycling clothing, whether or not they are professional cyclists