Gershwins in the library

The Library of Congress in Washington, DC is probably the last place you would expect to find a fascinating collection of memorabilia relating to George and Ira Gershwin, but there it is, The George and Ira Gershwin Room. You don’t have to be a fan of these great American music makers to have a marvellous time...
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Walk on the wild side – Tanzania safari experience

Getting up close and personal to Africa’s wildlife is the ultimate thrill. There’s nothing quite like your first encounter with say a big cat, a leisurely giraffe, a trotting zebra or a well timed viewing of the Great Migration in the Serengeti.  Do not disturb is good advice, but it’s tempting to want to cuddle a sleepy set of...
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Go balmy with Aesop body balm

For those in search of a solution to protect the skin across all climates, Aesop Geranium Leaf Body Balm is one sure way to alleviate seasonal dryness.  This is definitely no fable!  Since 1987 Aesop has been creating hair and body products that actually work, and this is just one of their little gems. When...
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The Australian Ballet – Lunch with The Black Swan

Join The Australian Ballet to experience the most famous section of the world’s most loved ballet Swan Lake in just 45-minutes! Hear a special introduction from the artistic staff and then watch as the seductive black swan Odile temptes the Prince away from his true love in a thrilling pas de deux. It’s the perfect lunch time experience! When Melbourne, Thursday 9...
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Tartan talk – The Johnson Collection

Often wondered how tartan came to be established as a fashion statement?  Learn about its history and symbolism in this fascinating talk. SAVAGE NATIONALISM: Tartan from William Wallace to Alexander McQueen with Dorothy Morgan Is tartan a fabric or a design, a marketing opportunity or a tool of imperialism, a fashion statement or a subversive weapon,...
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