MONA makes Hobart?
11 May 2011 | Culture
▲ Erwin Wurm's Fat Car
Maureen and I were in Tasmania with some friend just before Hobart’s amazing new MONA – Museum of Old & New Art – opened in January. It’s the creation of David Walsh who made his considerable fortune from gambling. Not that chasing-the-...
Macau – where smoking makes you unlucky
23 June 2010 | Places
I stayed in the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel (to give its full name) in Macau last week. Just imagine Las Vegas (where there’s also a Venetian Hotel) and then think bigger. Much bigger. It’s one of the biggest buildings in the world, enough floor space to park 90 747s ...