Charles Blackman is one of Australia’s most prominent artists. His works are imaginative and whimsical – a trait that has been embraced in his namesake hotel, The Blackman, in Melbourne.
Autumn in Tasmania is all kinds of beautiful, and the setting for a spectacle you won’t find anywhere else.
I wasn’t lost. Not in the way I could be in mountains and trails like these. But I had no idea where I was or where I was going.
It’s about 2.30pm on a Monday afternoon and Hosier Lane, a graffitied alley off Melbourne’s Flinders Street, is alive.
It happened just like before, only in reverse. This time, instead of feeling the urge – or rather the need – to go, I wanted to stay. So I am.
At the end of a second day of rain and wind along the Overland Track I wrote in my notebook: “It’s the littlest moments that make this so amazing.”
The lavender fields at Bridestowe Estate are a stunning sight. But they aren’t the biggest attraction here.
For almost 20 years I’ve dreamed of walking the Overland Track through the Tasmanian Wilderness. It’s finally happening.
Birdsville is a quirky outback town full of history and people with a sense of humour.
It has all the makings of an incredible story: money, sex and death. The origins of the Museum of Old and New Art is the stuff of legends.