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Full of Gas

In the commercial coffee industry, there’s no real definitive answer as to how long roasted coffee beans actually lasts on the shelf. They say technically it’s fine anywhere between 12-24 months. 285 more words

Grouch Life



If Annie Leibovitz had been given a paintbrush instead of a camera, she would have been put into the class of Rembrandt or Degas. Or otherwise if Rembrandt and Degas would have had a camera instead of a paint brush, they would have been an Annie Leibovitz. 496 more words

Degas' Art

Tu-tu-ed female figures

stand on one leg,

other raised to a bar, 129 more words


Life and paintings of James Tissot: an overview

If you have visited a provincial gallery in the UK, you will probably have stumbled across paintings by James Tissot, a contemporary of the Impressionists who seemed to paint lots of fashionable women in fashionable clothes, a bit like… 1,228 more words


Interview with Andrew McLean 'Fabish: the horse that braved a Bushfire'

Today, I’d like to welcome Andrew McLean to my blog.

Andrew McLean is one of Australia’s best-loved and most highly awarded illustrators of children’s books. His CBCA award-winning titles include You’ll Wake the Baby!, My Dog and Reggie, Queen of the Street, and he has also illustrated a number of picture books with his writer wife, Janet. 1,007 more words

Degas: A Strange Beauty Indeed

My dentist’s office is just a few blocks from the Museum of Modern Art, so after my appointment yesterday I spent some time there before I went home.  213 more words



Maverick ceramicist Milly Dent was commissioned by NGV Melbourne to create an exclusive range of ceramics to accompany their current exhibition “Degas: A New Vision.” 7 more words

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