From Waiheke Island to Christchurch, along with five creative people. Waiheke Island https://www.waiheke.co.nz/ is island in the Hauraki Gulf (New Zealand). Its ferry terminal is 21.5 km (13.4 mi) from Auckland. There are many scenic beaches, including Onetangi Beach. In Onetangi (a Māori name meaning “weeping sands”), you can find sandcastle-building contests annually. You too have a few hours to ...Read More »
NEW ZEALAND’S FULFILLING TASTES – Like a bacon sandwich, a Robin Hyde novel and some Louise Henderson paintings.
How creatively does New Zealand taste? Observing the artistic creativity of the inhabitants of a certain terrestrial latitude and longitude (made up of books and poems, songs and paintings), it is useful to tune emotionally to their culture. In ancient communities the word “culture” originally indicated the cultivation of the soil, but with the passing of time it assumed the ...Read More »
The Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, for services to art. This is the gateway to Canterbury https://www.christchurchnz.com/what-to-see-and-do/ In Christchurch you can do something really special such as hike and mountain bike, surf, golf or see whales, but also visit wineries and shop. Farmstays? Don’t forget Kingfisher House, https://www.christchurchnz.com/accommodation/listings/kingfisher-house where you can wake to birdsong. This is ...Read More »
JAMES NAIRN (1859/1904), NEW ZEALAND PAINTER – The man enthusiast of the en plein air technique of painting.
A visitor that became this country’s most renowned impressionist painter. The Hutt Valley http://www.huttvalleynz.com/our-valley/ is a large area in the Hutt River valley in the Wellington region. Here, a river flows roughly along the course of an active geologic site. The land rises to the west of the river, briefly confined by a steep-sided gorge near Taita, close to the ...Read More »
Engrossed in music, beginning guitar lessons at the age of twelve. Archaeological evidence has indicated that this area was first settled by humans about 1250. Christchurch, the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, became a city by Royal Charter in 1856, making it officially the oldest established city in New Zealand. This town has a history of ...Read More »
35 years’ penal servitude in military sentences, all cancelled for gallantry in action. Wellington, world’s windiest city and capital city of New Zealand, it’s located between Cook Strait and the Rimutaka Range. Here you can visit modernist building housing the Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa) https://www.tepapa.govt.nz/, on the waterfront. This “container of treasures”, preserve things and people that ...Read More »
Writing poems in weeping sands. Waiheke Island https://www.waiheke.co.nz/ is island in the Hauraki Gulf (New Zealand). Its ferry terminal is 21.5 km (13.4 mi) from Auckland. There are many scenic beaches, including Onetangi Beach. In Onetangi (a Māori name meaning “weeping sands”), you can find sandcastle-building contests annually. You too have a few hours to build your creations in soft ...Read More »
AUSTRALIAN CREATIVE JOURNEY – Like boomerang’s form constructed, but to spin about an axis perpendicular art.
When creativity also smells like boiled donuts. Observing the artistic creativity of the inhabitants of a certain terrestrial latitude and longitude (made up of books and poems, songs and paintings), it is useful to tune emotionally to their culture. In ancient communities the word “culture” originally indicated the cultivation of the soil, but with the passing of time it assumed ...Read More »
BECOME INSPIRED TO TRAVEL TO AUSTRALIA – Discover fantastic things to do and places to go, only into twenty pictures.
The creative ultimate trip, to Australia. Australia welcomed 8.8 million visitor arrivals for year ending January 2018. You too can experience Sydney’s expansive coastline, or the red sands of Uluru, but growing around the art’s experience, you will observe our different way, only into twenty pictures. The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their ...Read More »
Continuing to paint and travel, until a distant December day. It’s one of the most popular restaurants in Hahndorf. The Haus Restaurant, you showcases an selection of dishes created from the in local produce (which changes with the seasons). http://www.haushahndorf.com.au/ You too can enjoy theyr friendly service, also enjoy one of theyr tempting pastries. Here you can visit the Hans ...Read More »
CLARA SOUTHERN (1860/1940), AUSTRALIAN PAINTER – Red hair in the wind, inside a valley full of charm.
The woman who smelled beauty in the Yarra valley. All it began during the latter years of the 19th century, when many Australian landscape painters sought out areas close to Melbourne, in which to paint the Australian bush. Among them, landscape artist Clara Southern. With her husband they settled in cottage ‘Blythe Bank’, just on the hill above a river. ...Read More »
A vocal journey that encompasses everything. Brisbane is located in the county of Stanley. This town offers you a discovery in every direction, with over 1000 stores, including the largest range of flagship boutiques in Queensland. The best of the City’s food scene? The Bagel Boys (Adelaide St), http://thebagelboys.com.au/ it’s specialise in traditional kettle boiled bagels that are mixed and ...Read More »
THE SPARE ROOM – Helen Garner / The unclassifiable Australian writer on true crime and sexual harassment.
Writing dissections of an author’s own thoughts, and ours as well. Adventure Park https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fb7Qhg8NGKg is Victoria’s water theme park with many attractions (such as numerous water slides and water playgrounds). Its Bonito’s Bay Water Play area? Is an interactive Caribbean Pirate Adventure, that includes waterfalls and water jets. Dine in a wide variety of restaurants, or make a quick stop ...Read More »
Loving family and garden, Northern Territory and poetry. The island has until recently been open, because the local Aboriginal Land Council did not encourage tourism, but there is now a resort style hotel on the island and visitors are welcome. Groote Eylandt is the largest island in the Gulf of Carpentaria, and it’s part of the Arnhem Land Aboriginal Reserve. ...Read More »
FIVE PEARLS OF ASIAN CREATIVITY – Get to know Indonesia, from Surabaya to Jakarta, in the company of five artists born and raised in this land.
The archipelago full of magical destinations. The word “culture” (a derivation of the Latin “colĕre”, ie cultivate, take care), in ancient communities indicated the cultivation of the soil, but with the passing of time it assumed the meaning of refinement of the spirit and knowledge. That’s why, as always, when you decide to visit a country we advise you to ...Read More »