Post Tagged with: "dogs"

Oscar saves the day

Oscar saves the day

September 13, 2016

People & professions, Such was life:

Antarctica, January 1916…exhausted, ill, running out of food and 650 kilometres from their base on Ross Island, the Ross Sea Party had little chance of survival. Whatever hope they had relied on their four sled dogs…

Woof woof woof: or the dog in art…..woof

Woof woof woof: or the dog in art…..woof

June 26, 2014

Arts, Painting, Visual arts:

Now for some total self-indulgence! Having just welcomed two beautiful Whippets into the family (don’t get me started…), it seems like the ideal time to explore the central, if under-appreciated,… Read More ›

Melbourne’s feral dogs

Melbourne’s feral dogs

May 2, 2013

Social life & customs, Such was life:

In the 1840s and 50s, Melbourne had an unregistered dog problem. Initially the stray dogs were only a nuisance, but they soon became aggressive and threatened the safety of Melburnians.

Painting and photography….and dogs!

Painting and photography….and dogs!

June 16, 2012

Arts, New books, Painting, Photography:

Dogs in Australian art : a new history of antipodean creativity by Steven Miller As the proud owner of two whippets who just happen to be the most beautiful dogs… Read More ›