Art

Art in a door in Paris

When one sees an open door with interesting things inside, one walks through that door. And that is what we did when we stumbled on an art installation on this fine afternoon in Paris. The installation was at Église des Billettes, a striking looking building in the Marais district. Upon…


Rodin Museum in the rain!

After making a run for it with the heaven’s about to open on us at The Eiffel Tower, we jumped in a cab to The Rodin Museum. This attraction had been on our to-do list and was a recommendation from Elyse’s mum who had been here last year (thanks Ruth!)….


The Lion of Lucerne

“The most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world.” Mark Twain (1880). A Tramp Abroad. Months before leaving on this holiday, when time permitted, we would watch short YouTube tourist videos of the places we were planning to visit. Rick Steves featured heavily on these rare evenings of…


Swell Sculpture Festival, Currumbin

The Swell Sculpture Festival was an unexpected win for us. We’re currently holidaying in Queensland seeing family, and decided to spend a few days with my parents in Tugun. As it happens, this ‘Sculpture By The Sea’ type festival is on. I’d not heard of it before, but it’s apparently…


Sculpture By The Sea, Sydney

Sculpture By The Sea has been running in Sydney for about a decade, and runs through October and November on the cliffs between Bronte Beach and Bondi Beach, via Tamarama Beach. The 2km long seaside art gallery can take anywhere from around 45 minutes to as many hours as you…