2002 ~ ARTHURS SEAT TOWER demolition started on the 10th September 2012. The Arthurs Seat lookout tower opened in 1934, on a 305m hill on the Mornington Peninsula, in Victoria, Australia. A proposed lookout tower to replace the historic tower is planned. The new tower will be used for fully enclosed gondola cars, along with traditional open chairlift seats for the views of Port Phillip Bay and the Mornington Peninsula, under plans to build a new chairlift at Arthurs Seat, replacing the controversial original chairlift. See The Age news story.
2012 – World Suicide Prevention Day is an awareness day observed on the 10th September every year, to provide worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides. The theme for 2012 is “Suicide Prevention across the Globe: Strengthening Protective Factors and Instilling Hope”. Make a difference today, and visit the World Suicide Prevention Day website www.WSPD.org.au ..and show your support for suicide prevention on Facebook.
A painting bought at a flea market in the US for $7, turned out to be a rare artwork by French Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, valued at up to $100,000. The rare painting was bought by a woman at a Virginia flea market, as part of a box lot that also included a plastic cow and doll. Later she took the painting to a Virginia auction house, where experts confirmed it was Renoir’s Paysage Bords de Seine (Landscape on the Banks of the Seine), a river scene from about 1879, and believed to be originally bought from a Paris gallery in 1926. The oil painting was done on a linen napkin, allegedly for Renoir’s mistress. Continue reading RENOiR PAiNTiNG WORTH $100000 FOUND For $7 At Flea Market→