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Grace kelly Style Icon.

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GRACE KELLY: STYLE ICON 11 MARCH - 17 JUNE 2012THIS EXHIBITION IS NOW COMPLETELY SOLD OUT

When people think of Grace Kelly (1929-82), one of the most photographed women of the 20th century, what they usually recall is her beauty and elegance. She rose to fame as an actress in the 1950s, starring in films by Hitchcock and others. Her image was cultivated by the movie industry, which fed cinema-goers' growing appetite for pictures of glamorous stars through magazines and newspapers. Her fairytale marriage to Prince Rainier only increased interest in her and her style.

As can be seen by the above the Bendigo Art gallery picks some good exhibits. Last year they had The White Wedding Dress: 200 years of wedding fashions from the Victoria and Albert Museum London, which I missed although I had bought a ticket, but it was in the few weeks I was still so sick with pneumonia, so I did not go and it ended a few weeks later. This exhibition was also well booked but  booked out in the …

Autumn

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My garden signals the changing seasons.

The last of the flowers to appear in the garden is the tree magnolia. When I got back from Africa I thought I had missed it and there were just the spent flowers.  I was planning to cut it back , but luckily I looked more closely and saw that it was just starting to bloom and in a few days was out in all its glory!

The cold Autumn mornings also meant the Japanese maple had a strong colour change, and is looking stunning. Even with the leaves now falling, the carpet of leaves is lovely.