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ilovebrokenhill.com , was first published on 8 December 2011 by Jane Deany. My blog is all about the famous outback Australian National Heritage Listed City named Broken Hill, located in the state of New South Wales. I first visited #BrokenHill in 2002 and have returned many times since then. ilovebrokenhill.com will help you discover what's great about this historic mining city, where in the mid 1880's the line of lode, a rich ore body of silver, lead and zinc was found. You will find stories about anything related to Broken Hill.

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

St Patrick's Races this Saturday - look at this horse!

One of the sculptures from the Living Desert Sculpture Symposium

I love this photo, taken at sunset at the Broken Hill Living Desert Sculpture Symposium. I thought it was topical given it's race week this week in Broken Hill - the famous St Patrick's races no less.

The sculpture is one of 12, created from sandstone in 1993 by Lawrence Beck and 12 sculptors.

The sculptures are located about 12 kilometres from Broken Hill and I think are an absolute must see when you visit the city.

Sunset and sunrise make great viewing times. Take a picnic and a camera.

Back to St Patrick's races, I wrote an article on 10 March with information and links to some of the events going on this week, see link to article here or scroll down a few posts.

Cheers, Jane D

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