Black and Graffiti

On a cold and blustery morning we ventured to this area , the local skate park, situated at the back of the flood levee , now partially covered with graffiti or street art depending on your point of view.  For many years the local council removed any artwork that appeared on this wall but in recent times their attitude has…
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A Jacket by the River Side

Today was one of those magical Winter days , perfect for a stroll by the Tamar River, stopping for a few shots along the way. Wearing a Lisa Ho jacket , that appears almost cream in these shots , but is actually a light beige colour. I have had this jacket for many Winters now but it is still a…
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A Touch of Frost

A Touch of Frost, no I’m not referring to an English detective series but the white stuff on the ground , this morning is -2 Celsius . I am off to visit an auction rooms , looking for an old grate for a fireplace. After some time in a freezing barn of a place and nary a grate in sight…
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A Hat and Leopard By The River

I discovered this interesting hat the other day at a recycled clothing store and it turned out to be just perfect for a Winter drive in the sunshine to a pretty little spot by the river known as Native Point. Unfortunately the hat came without a label so I know nothing of its origins , it is a felt and…
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Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition

A highlight of my recent trip to Melbourne was a visit to the National Trust property , Rippon Lea , for the Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition. For anyone familiar with the series , Rippon Lea is the home of Phyrne’s Aunt Prudence. Rippon Lea is a magnificent house , surrounded by glorious , park like gardens including a…
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