29 Aug, 2014 in Austin
Around Austin Texas (2)

To sum up my visit to the lovely city of Austin Texas, here’s a wrap up of my posts on Austin followed by a short walking tour around the area of downtown.   My posts on Austin : University of Texas Campus : Austin Art Museums …

3 Aug, 2014 in Austin
University of Texas Campus  Austin-005

Earlier this year I visited Austin Texas for a psychology conference and so took the time to also visit the hosting local university- the University of Texas at Austin. It’s one of the world’ top universities, considered in the US to be a "public Ivy league", it has a wonderful psychology department and a business […]

26 Jul, 2014 in Austin
Contemporary Art Museum Austin (1)

Austin Texas, though small, has a number of art museums. While there, I visited three of those – The Contemporary Austin Jones Center, the UT Austin – Blanton Museum of Art and the Mexic-Arte Museum and though they were all small they each had something interesting to offer.   So let’s have a …

19 Jun, 2014 in Austin
French Legation Museum - Austin Texas (27)

The French Legation Museum is not a big attraction, and I’d be surprised if people in Austin even knew that such a museum even exists. But it just so happens that my lovely host lived right next door to this museum, so every day as I walked to my conference I wondered what this museum […]

21 Mar, 2014 in Austin
OHenry house Austin Texas (13)

While I was walking towards my academic conference at the Austin Convention Center in Austin Texas I noticed a plain old historical house. It was quite humble, but it was definitely out of place in the area surrounding the convention center and so I decided to get closer and have a look. To my surprise […]

14 Mar, 2014 in Austin
Capitol building Austin Texas (2)

Possibly one of the most photogenic capitol buildings I’ve visited in the United States is based in Austin Texas. I was visiting in town for a conference (SPSP2014) and caught some gorgeous cold sunny weather that made for some spectacular snapshots of this special building.       …

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