Continuing on our way …

Of course when you’re n the museum, the very next place that you (well, I) head is across the park to the Art Gallery.

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Though in January this does mean through the Sydney Festival!

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This year I had been told about an amazing ice cream stall that was in attendance, and I was determined to experience this wondrous treat.

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As you can see, it was based upon a candy apple, and was a really amazing flavour! In the Art Gallery we found some respite from the heat.

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I love this little guy so much. With his night wings, and shell hat on his head. I do kind of wish he wasn’t squashing that wee lizard under his hand though!

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The gallery never fails to invigorate and inspire me. There is so much passion and emotion locked in the bronze of the statues,

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… and staring out from the canvases. The brush strokes of the masters transporting you to anywhere and everywhere.

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Leda has always been one of my favourite pieces, and I look for her ever time I go to the gallery. I was filled with anxiety and upset when I couldn’t find her in her usual spot this trip, until I found her somewhere else and realised that they had moved her!

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There is always fun to be had during school holidays here too. I know that these activities were set up to draw children into the current exhibitions that are on.

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And yet it didn’t stop us from joining in and having a go.! I must add here though that by the time we were having our fun here, most of the children had departed for the day! Art After Hours can be such a blessing!

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I think there’s something in this piece for everyone. People should have and wear their own crowns.

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With my cultural inclinations quite satiated (at least for the time being), we all tromped off to have gourmet pizza under the GPO at Martin Place. A fitting end to a wonderful day!

2 thoughts on “Continuing on our way …

  1. And now I desperately want a gelato “apple” and a pizza. mmmmm!

    Enjoying reading about your adventures!

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