Vivid Sydney


For three weeks each year, in late May/early June, Sydney comes even more alive than it normally is with a spectacular light, music and ideas(?) art show – Vivid Sydney.

I have visited every year now since 2014. This review is based on my 2015 visit when, as in other years, Sydney’s most recognisable buildings and other structures became a canvas for the most amazing of light projections. Continue reading “Vivid Sydney”

Okunoin – The Inner Sanctum


Having made our way along the sacred path, lined with tombstones and stone lanterns (many moss covered) and tall cedar trees, for almost two kilometres from Ichinohashi Bridge through the Okunoin Cemetery we arrived at the Gobyonohashi Bridge.

Crossing this bridge brought us into the most sacred part of Okunoin, an area where photography, eating and drinking is prohibited – a very holy place for the Japanese. Continue reading “Okunoin – The Inner Sanctum”