Having over 100 millimeters of rain and a town full of disgruntled Vanfest patrons, the 2nd of December saw Forbes Art Society host the official opening of the Black and White Exhibition in the Platypus Gallery situated on the corner of Lachlan and Templar St. Not a single wall space was spared with phenomenal entries […]

River Bank Gallery, Canowindra Having an opportunity to win $500 and the creative freedom to use any medium and any subject the first 1824 People’s Choice couldn’t be anymore enticing. To enter an artist merely purchases their canvas from the River Bank Gallery and lets their creativity loose. The exhibition opens Saturday the 25th November […]

“What an unexpected surprise” I’ve longed to venture to Paris since I booked my holiday to Florence, I had no idea the weekend that was before me. I finished art school Friday evening as per usual and went home to have a shower. Then claiming my already packed bag I casually make my way to […]

What an unlikely place I traveled from Forbes to Grenfell today for the annual Henry Lawson Festival, which is held over the June long weekend in Australia. Whilst I found no interest in the Festival I was quite impressed with the town itself. Everything is as it was from many years gone by, some buildings […]

Today I took a trip to Rankins Springs. John Oxley first passed this area in 1817, he described the area as barren and desolate, Oxley doubted if civilised man would pass this way again. The area has an interesting history although the origins of the towns name remains unknown, boasting a large Black Cockatoo population […]

I was fortunate enough to be able to watch the Sydney Writers Festival via live stream at the Griffith Regional Theatre. I watched two of the five sessions. First was Author and Artist Lauren Child. Telling humorous stories about day to day life through poorly drawn cartoons and using characters that are absolute extremities of […]

What a brilliant little market, rather humble yet everything a person could want, fruit, vegetables, baked goods, hot food, cheese and entertainment but what really stood out was all the olives!!! I myself only bought some biscuits and oranges. They were great and relatively affordable. The Dubbo Market  -JLS-