Pumpkins in the infinity room

Yayoi Kusama is a contemporary Japanese artist famous for her installations and sculptures featuring repetitive dots, pumpkins, and mirrors. Born in 1929, Yayoi Kusama studied painting in Kyoto before moving to New York in 1958. She knew no one, and faced sexism, racism, and lack of recognition, despite creating some of the most pioneering artworks…

Rug up, get out there, no excuses!

Even if the plants don’t need too much watering, the bird baths regularly need filling in our dry winter climate. So my plan of action is, rug up, get out there, no excuses! There are plenty of sweet sights and surprises to be found, even in the coldest months of the year, and I’ve included…

Autumn charms in Mudgee’s parks and gardens

Mudgee’s public parks and gardens play a huge role in giving the town its character and attractiveness. They provide recreation, beautification, inspiration and information, thanks to our local Council’s gardening team. There are two main parks close to the town centre- Lawson Park, which runs along the banks of the Cudgegong River, and Robertson Park…

Grey days are beautiful too

The poignant beauty of the last of the season’s roses captured my heart this morning as I walked out into the misty rain. Some roses last longer than others as winter sets in, ageing gracefully through cold and frost. Their stems grow long as they seek out the receding sunlight. Their fragrant blooms bow their…