You must see

What caught my eye and why…

Commuterfish-121x152cm

When life imitates art. Yes, it happens!

or “The fish in the sky” paintings that became a reality for a short while. Here is the art. “Commuterfish”, Acrylic on canvas, 121 x 152cm, Artist, Graeme Townsend.   Graeme painted these images to wittily describe a scenario where global warming had raised our oceans to the level where the ‘fish were in the sky’.  Make what you will of…

minerals-by-colour

You must see: ‘Minerals by Colour’, a rainbow display that delights the eye

Or why rainbows always make my day The Minerals by Colour display at the South Australian Museum, gorgeous! In arranging a display, one can always rely on the rainbow spectrum for a brilliant eye-catching and visually satisfying result.  Here are some photographs of one of my favourite displays in the South Australian Museum (somewhere we visit with great regularity). There…

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These caught my eye, & I’ll tell you why: the Jollyboy Sailor dolls

Or, an introduction to some some enduringly happy faces. These little fellows sit happily in a row as a decorative item in Sylvie’s bedroom.  My mother gave me two when I was small, the others I have purchased as an adult from eBay over some time.  I confess I can’t now remember which ones were Mum’s and which were the…