Creation of a new harbor edge is, in my opinion, the most significant outcome of the Barangaroo Headland project. The stepped sandstone blocks, which have been quarried from the site, establish a relationship between water and foreshore that is fundamentally different to the vertical sea walls that typically form the urban edge of Sydney Harbour.Read More
Exhibition by Jonathan Jones, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney,
The 32nd Kaldor Public Art Project named barrangal dyara (skin and bones) was created by Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi artist Jonathan Jones and presented a vast sculptural installation that stretched across 2 hectares of the Royal Botanic Garden in Oct 2016.Read More
The ‘Wild about Waratahs Festival’ is held in early October at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mt Tomah. The spectacular red flowers of the Waratah (Telopea speciosissima) provided an engaging contrast to a somewhat grey overcast day during a recent visit to the Garden.Read More
While sandstone is now the most visible geological formation in the Blue Mountains, much of area was once covered by a huge basalt lava sheet. Although most of sheet has been eroded away, basalt caps remain at Mt Tomah, Mt Wilson, Mt Banks and Mt Irvine.
Blenheim Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Oxfordshire, UK. It is set within 800 hectares of parklands that were designed by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown’ and took 11 years to complete.Read More