The Great Ocean Road
Cavernous caves formed along the Great Ocean Road in the soft rock and eventually became majestic arches framing the sea. The surf and storms were relentless and eventually, the arches collapsed to make the towering stacks we see today soaring up to 45 meters in height.
John Winter Pickup OAM (1931-2023): A Good and Noble Man Part Two
Here on AnArt4Life we have known the remarkable John Pickup as an artist and the last of the famous "Brushmen of the Bush" from Broken Hill who donated close to $2 Million (AUS) to charities from the sale of their paintings.
The Penguin Post Office
Port Lockroy's post office is situated on the northwestern shore of Wiencke Island, one of the islands of the Palmer archipelago. Adrien de Gerlache discovered the archipelago in 1898, and since then it has hosted research stations for both Argentina and the United Kingdom.
Awe Inspiring Antarctica - Part Two
Continue exploring Antarctica cruising through the Lemaire passage, the ship inched forward through the 1km wide with steep sloped mountains crowded in on each side. Mostly blue skies, no wind, sea ice glistened on the flat and glassy water offering some good reflections.
Awe Inspiring Antarctica - Part One
Antarctica is the windiest place on the earth where wind speeds of more than 350 kilometres per hour have been recorded. It is also the highest, driest and coldest continent covering 14.2 million km² - the fifth largest continent of our planet - almost double the size of Australia!
Melbourne Cup - Hats are the Essential Accessory!
Melbourne Cup hats and fashion are the hallmark of Melbourne Spring Racing glamour. It would be a dream to wear a hat created by Rose Hunter who has won numerous awards over her career as a milliner which spans more than 40 years. Photo: Jane
Magnificent House Museums - The Wallace Collection
The Wallace Collection is located in Hertford House, Marylebone, formerly the London home of the Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace - bequeathed to the British nation by Lady Wallace, Sir Richard’s widow, in 1897. Image credit: my own photo
Magnificent House Museums - Hallwyl House
Hallwyl House in Stockholm was a palatial residence built as a winter home in 1898, for the Count and Countess Walther and Wilhelmina von Hallwyl. The museum stands as a unique testimonial of the lifestyle and décor of the late Victorian period in Sweden.