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A unique view of the strange and spectacular world through the eyes of Michael from Perth

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Modern art opposite modern art

Modern art opposite modern art

On one side of Avenida San Juan in Buenos Aires are the Museo Moderno … … and MACBA (the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Buenos Aires). On the other side is a wall with modern street art … … though some of the recycled materials are no longer modern. The above piece seems to be…

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8

Mar

Star Wars at the Teatro Colon

Star Wars at the Teatro Colon

I am an example of the success of Star Wars. I’ve never been a fan, yet I saw the original 1977 film twice as an eight-year-old at the Hoyts Cinema in Wanamba Arcade off Hay Street Mall in Perth: once on a school excursion organised by our music teacher Mr Southwell. Three years later, I…

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1

Mar

Return to resurrections

Return to resurrections

Yesterday I saw resurrections both in the afternoon and the evening … … plus two creations … … at the Tierra Santa religious theme park in Buenos Aires. I also bumped into another Adam and Eve … … and became a centurion. I’d been there before and was ready to make fun of it, but…

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17

Feb

Pride in the air
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Pride in the air

Air New Zealand now has a Pride channel in its in-house entertainment. A good way to spend eleven hours from Auckland to Buenos Aires. Or would have been, if the woman sitting next to me hadn’t been so much fun to talk with. Instead, the Pride channel will be something to look forward to on…

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9

Feb

Michael from Perth

A unique view of the strange and spectacular world through the eyes of Michael from Perth