All posts by Robert Horvat

Robert Horvat is a Melbourne based blogger. He believes that the world is round and that art is one of our most important treasures. He has seen far too many classic films and believes coffee runs through his veins. As a student of history, he favours ancient and medieval history. Music pretty much rules his life and inspires his moods. Favourite artists include The Beatles, Pearl Jam, Garbage and Lana Del Rey.

On my stereo this week: ‘Star City’ by Olympia.

Here in Australia, pop music is going through a new renaissance and in the forefront dominating the scene are an […]

On my stereo this week: ‘Cemetery’ by Missy Higgins.

There are some artists who have difficulty switching between genres or they simply just often choose to stay in a […]

Today in History: The Women’s March events take place in Washington and around the world.

Peaceful demonstration and the freedom of assembly are arguably one of the central principles established in most democratic countries around […]

On my stereo this week: ‘Warhol” by Lisa Mitchell.

Lisa Mitchell and her indie pop folk vibe and in particular her soft girly vocals hit an accord with me […]

Today in History: The Coronation of Elizabeth I.

Elizabeth’s rise to the throne of England may be likened to a roller coaster ride with its emotional highs and […]

5 new films you should see in January 2019.

I don’t often have the time to dwell over new movie releases and the excitement that often comes with it. […]

The Beatles painting Images of a Woman, Tokyo, 1966.

Images of a Woman, also known as The Tokyo Painting is one of those rare Beatles memorabilia pieces that not many […]

On my stereo this week: ‘Words’ by Kate Miller-Heidke.

With her outrageously beautiful voice, together with her flair for witty humour and poignant insight, Kate has drawn comparisons to, […]

History Painting: Ivan the Terrible and His Son by Ilya Repin, 1885.

Although the Grand Prince of Moscow, Ivan IV had already effectively ruled Russia since 1533, he decided to raise the […]

Today in History: High Speed World Record Attempt Ends in Tragedy.

Briton Donald Campbell lost his life doing what he loved best on January 4th 1967. He lost control of his […]