FIRE’S ON! ARTHUR STREETON AND TRAGEDY AT GLENBROOK

FIRE'S ON! ARTHUR STREETON  AND TRAGEDY AT GLENBROOK

Artist Arthur Streeton went to live at Glenbrook, in the lower Blue Mountains of New South Wales, for several months in 1891. For a pound a week he had rented four roomed  Daisy Cottage, located by the station master’s house. His original intention was to paint a

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ALTITUDE CAFE; FULL OF AUSSIE ICONS

ALTITUDE CAFE; FULL OF AUSSIE ICONS

I was a bit disappointed when Blackheath’s Altitude Café moved last year, even if it was only next door. It had lost some of its ambience I thought. However, when I called in some time later everything had changed. One whole wall was devoted to a series

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NORMAN LINDSAY; THE SPIRIT OF SPRINGWOOD

NORMAN LINDSAY; THE SPIRIT OF SPRINGWOOD

  When Australian artist and writer Norman Lindsay first saw what was to become his home at Springwood in the Lower Blue Mountains of New South Wales, the sandstone cottage was sadly neglected and the floor boards full of white ants. Nevertheless, Lindsay reported to his wife

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