Sat, 06 Aug, 2016
West Cork-based Australian painter and sculptor, John Kelly, is sailing for two weeks from Hobart, in Australia, across the Southern Ocean for a three-month art residency in the Antarctic. His work there will be “a direct painterly response to the unique, wild and beautiful Antarctic landscape.”
Thu, 07 Nov, 2013
SIX weeks ago, on January 16., an 84-year-old Englishman set out on a raft, built here in La Gomera in the Canary Islands, to drift 2,800 miles across the Atlantic to Eleuthera Island in Bahamas, tracing the route upon which a ship’s 18-foot long jolly boat carried the survivors of the 41 crew of an English cargo vessel sunk by a German ship disguised as a merchantman (but then drawing back the deck-cowlings to reveal cannons and machine guns) during World War 11.
Tue, 01 Mar, 2011