Category Archives: Postcards

The Art of Bishai is a Bit Shy and the Great Sphinx of Giza Holds Secrets as Well

Postcard of the Sphinx by A. Bishai (ca 1958). So far any information regarding the artist for this postcard remains a mystery, unless someone can provide any further information. In which case I would love to hear and then share … Continue reading

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Try Your Luck and Maybe Spend a Buck at the Fryerstown Antique Fair

Fryerstown Antique Fair will celebrate its 42nd anniversary in 2017. It is held on the surrounding days of the Australia Day holiday on January 25th each year. The popular annual event has grown from strength to strength each year and … Continue reading

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Happy Winter Solstice

Each hemisphere celebrates its winter solstice  on the shortest day and longest night of the year, when the sun’s daily maximum elevation in the sky is the lowest. The winter solstice itself lasts only a moment in time, so other terms … Continue reading

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Kombi-nation of VW manufacturing & art

This header and entry marks a new page category under “Is It Art?” – VW Art.  I base this on my love of the Kombi/Combi VW van.  In fact we are a family of devotees of this van and friends … Continue reading

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Reddit – Ferry the Human Frog

From a New Zealand newspaper, The Manawatu Times– June 27th, 1901: we have the story of: Ferry, the Human Frog. Ferry, a contortionist, was also known as “the human frog”. Back in June, 1901, a huge audience assembled at the … Continue reading

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