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.

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 […]

Ernest Hemingway: A man with nine lives.

Have you ever heard of the saying ‘a cat has nine lives’? Well, picture a cat that walks effortlessly along […]

The Paul is dead rumour.

I found myself, as I often do, looking over my vinyl collection of Beatles records the other day, in particularly […]

Remembering Dean Martin on Christmas Day.

With today being the anniversary of his death, let us remember one of the greatest artists of show business, the […]

The 10 Best Albums of 2018.

Looking back over the past twelve months I’ve been in an eclectic head space musically speaking. That said, you will […]

The Weather Station’s Tamara Lindeman’s extraordinary short essay on climate change.

A few days ago, fifteen-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg addressed the U.N. plenary in Katowice, Poland, denouncing global inaction […]