No Photoshopping, honest! The rainbow really did stretch from one side of the horizon to another. Though I do admit I was concerned that the ship might lurch and my glass (plastic) would tumble onto the balcony below mine.
This photo shows part of an art work at this year’s Biennale on Cockatoo Island. Viewers walked through darkened shipping containers with mirrors on which were etched extracts of Icarus from Sun and Steel by Yukio Mishima. (While Mishima’s version is not that of the ancient myth, in which Icarus flew so close to the sun that the wax holding his feathered wings together melted and he fell to earth, it nonetheless evokes that story.)
The viewer’s perception changed as they walked through the containers, turning corners and looking back; the experience was very affecting.