Monopole

Monopole

Having previously been big fans of the now closed Bentley Bar, we were keen to have a look at their new venture Monopole, located on Macleay Street. Trying to remember the last time we had a really good meal at Bentley Bar, I checked my blog, and discovered it was almost exactly five years. Damien had shouted me a birthday

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4A Gallery Fundraiser

I spent $200 tonight purchasing an artwork by the artist, Hu Ming. The truth be told, I didn’t know the work was by Hu Ming, as the work was part of an anonymous fundraiser by 4A Gallery in Sydney. I’m a great fan of 4A, having previously visited quite a number of their exhibitions, and having previously purchased works through

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Totally Wired

NBN Art

“It’s a by-product of the NBN”, I was told by the woman running Lime Designs, an arts/crafts gift store at Salamanca Place. When I asked her what she was weaving the small basket with, she told me she had literally hundreds, if not thousands of kilometres of telephone wire at her home. The wire was one of the by-products of

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MONA

Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart

Ever since it opened there’s been a lot of hype about MONA, the Museum of Old and New Art. I guess a lot of it has to do with the story of how it came to be, as the passion/play-thing of David Walsh who made his fortune as a professional gambler. A lot of it also has to do with

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Cataract Gorge

Cataract Gorge Reserve

When you grow up in a naturally beautiful area like the North Coast of NSW (like I did), I suspect you sometimes take it for granted. Even now, when I go home to visit my family, most of the time there is spent at home with them. If you’ve grown up with an environment like that, I guess you sometimes

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