Tag Archive: Events

Candi Dasa – East Coast of Bali

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Text: © Garry Benson 2014 Images: © Garry Benson 2014 Cooking fires mix with the dawn light in Candi Dasa, a coastal village on the east Bali coast. Most sources say a fishing… Continue reading

365 Places: Sawtell

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Day 22: Sawtell, New South Wales, Australia My post today is about a place we would love to live – Sawtell. This little hamlet is situated around 15 minutes south of Coff’s Harbour… Continue reading

365 Places: Karaloz Bay

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Day 20: Karaloz Bay, Mediterranean Sea, Antalya Province, Turkey Today, my post is about another place I adore – Turkey, or more specifically, the Turkish Mediterranean, which we discovered last year when we did a Blue… Continue reading

Mise en scène

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Text: Garry Benson Editor: Tracey Benson As someone who has worked in stage, film and television for many years the expression mise-en-scène is quite familiar. It has its origins in the theatre, and the French… Continue reading

Uncovering the Hippy Trail

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When I was a teenager living in Darwin in the late 1970s and early 1980s, I was very aware of the stream of young travellers that made their way to Asia from Darwin,… Continue reading

365 Places: Aspley

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Day 9: Aspley, Queensland, Australia Today’s post is about a place where I spent some of my formative years, a suburb in Brisbane, Aspley. When I was a child, Aspley was considered the… Continue reading

The Use of Masks

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Text: Garry Benson Images: No information available One of my favourite places is Venice where my friends Francesco and Sarah Aidone own the Dalla Mora hotel, a cozy little gem in the Santa… Continue reading

Profile: Vintage Creations

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A few weeks ago in my post Idyllic Canberra Sunday, I mentioned that I found a stall at the Old Bus Depot Markets that makes bags from recycled leather jackets – Vintage Creations. The… Continue reading

365 Places: Launch

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Over the past few years, I have watched with great interest friends and fellow artists who have created visual diaries from taking photographs of their everyday life and themselves. Many of these projects… Continue reading

Twilight Markets at New Acton

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It is not often I venture to the New Acton precinct on the weekend, as I work there during the week. What seems to be evolving in this architecturally designed, trendy urban locale… Continue reading