Category Archive: Arts & Entertainment

Hockney at NGV.

At almost 80, David Hockney is one of Britain’s most avid and highly regarded creators; an investigator, experimenter, developer. Rising to stardom during the Pop art movement of the 1950s and 60s, Hockney… Continue reading

Heidi Museum of Modern Art.

Hidden amidst the rolling green hills of Heidelberg, tucked away alongside the industrial landscape of the Eastern Freeway is an ever changing form and presence of culture; Heidi. Since founders Sunday and John… Continue reading

CERES – for sustainable living.

Melbourne is full of wide open green-spaces, parklands and gardens. We’re privileged to have some of the most accessible city parks in the world filled with native plants and trees, lawn spaces for… Continue reading

Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) 2013

As we turn the corner into the colder months of the year, everything is just that little bit harder to do. Spending nights in, at home, with a cup of tea and a… Continue reading

The year of the snake.

As Melbournians trickle back into town after their long awaited January break, the city is alive and raring to go with festivals, outdoor cinemas, new cafes and bars to distract us from our… Continue reading

Life on a tram.

One thing missing from most cities around the world is tram travel. Fortunately the great cities of Toronto, Lucerne and Melbourne are the lucky ones. Trams are a novelty, attracting the interest of… Continue reading

Melbourne Theatre Company – Top girls Carol Churchill

At the peak of her career, Margaret Thatcher gave tens of thousands of women the opportunity to believe they could overcome the female stereotypes of slave, housewife, cook, cleaner and mother.  Although not… Continue reading

Queen no match for a King.

Having studied King Lear many years ago as a student, in all its glory of self-destruction and the dark, reality of the aging decline into madness, I thought it would be refreshing to… Continue reading