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.

Sean Munger’s ‘The Best Streets in the World’.

My friend and fellow history blogger Robert Horvat has started a new series of features on his blog where he […]

Paul McCartney’s School of Rock

On October 8th, 2013, arguably my favourite Beatle, Paul McCartney, made a surprise visit to the Frank Sinatra School for […]

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Turia Pitt.

This weekend I will be watching with great interest the Hawaiian Ironman. The race itself, a test of endurance, mental […]

The Burning Blogger of Bedlam’s ‘The Best Streets in the World’.

Every now and then I will invite a special guest to write about their five favourite streets (or places) in […]

Forgeries, hoaxes and just plain humbug! (Part 1)

The Donation of Constantine (c.750-800) Some have called the Donation of Constantine the greatest forgery in history. For six centuries, […]

Henry Hopwood-Phillips’ ‘The Best Streets in the World’.

Today, I am honoured to have Henry Hopwood-Phillips, aka The Byzantine Ambassador, as my first guest in this brand new […]

Alexandre Cabanel’s The Birth of Venus (1863).

Inspiration often comes from my daily grind. I’ve said it many times before and today is no different. I bought […]

‘1979’: Billy Corgan’s ode to youth.

Rolling Stone magazine best sums up ‘1979’ as “a mid tempo tune that looks back on the aimless fun of […]

Degas: A New Vision at the National Gallery of Victoria.

Last week, I made my way to the National Gallery of Victoria, in Melbourne, to experience possibly a once in […]

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Claudia Cardinale

Foreign films are a guilty pleasure in my household. Among them are some of the greats Ameile, Cinema Paradiso, 8 […]