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Intricate Art


Easter has been and gone for the year, and with any luck, our waistlines are returning to their pre-chocolate size. Slovenian artist Franc Grom takes Easter Art to a whole new level though, creating intricate lace-like masterpieces out of actual eggs. He uses precision tools and endless patience to create his art, ...

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Crafty Mental Health

Women's hands knitting

Hobbies are a tremendous way to learn new skills, connect with other like-minded people, make new friends and de-stress. Whether you like to while away an hour knitting, cooking, tinkering with machinery or building things, new research shows there are real long term benefits. A study of more than 3500 knitters ...

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Harbourview Sculpture Trail

Rebecca Rose - Eyelet

The Harbourview Sculpture Trail opens tomorrow on Auckland’s Te Atatu Peninsula and is a great opportunity for lover of art and the outdoors to combine their passions. The Harbourview Sculpture Trail was first held in 2012 and is now one of the most anticipated shows in the Auckland arts calendar. ...

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Sensational South America

perroquet ara rouge

When it comes to diversity, culture, atmosphere and all-round experience, it’s hard to beat South America as a destination. From Brazil to Bolivia, Argentina to Peru, you will be enthralled, stimulated and amazed by the wildlife, the nature, the music and the people. Steeped in history, South America is often ...

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Interesting Collectors

Close up photograph of a cute teddy bear

An archtophilist collects… Teddy Bears A bestiarist collects… Medieval Books on Animals A bibliophilist collects… Books A brandophilist collects… Cigar Bands A conchologist collects… Shells A copoclephilist collects… Key Rings A deltiologist collects… Postcards A dologist collects… Bird’s Eggs A lepidopterist collects… Butterflies A numismatist collects… Coins A philatelist collects… ...

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