This month it was painter and printmaker Stanley Palmer, The scenes he favours are mainly New Zealand coastlines with themes of colonisation, conservation, and the land. His latest exhibition If I am remembering anything is inspired by the John Mulgan novel Man Alone.
In it Mulgan mentions a series of New Zealand beaches that he recalls by sight, smell and even taste.
This sensory experience was very well interpreted in the food that was prepared by Geoff Scott with knowledgeable wine pairings from Sommelier Rowan Collings.
For many of us, what we wear day-to-day is becoming more relaxed - and if you’ve traditionally been a steady dress shirt wearer, this can pose something of a challenge. At Crane Brothers we’re often asked what are some key pieces to consider building a contemporary wardrobe around, especially with this new paradigm in mind...
John Rykenberg ran a store front and photography studio of Auckland photographers from the late 1950s through until the late 1970s. During that time the studio captured Auckland's daily life and produced a particularly interesting Queen Street series in the 1960s - it probably comes as no surprise thatthere are road works visible in some of...
The Dambusters were legendary for their wartime heroics and a constant source of inspiration for me as a child, raised on a diet of Commando Comics & Airfix Models.