Category Archives: Family

Crazy minds, Zentangles and Swirly People.


Every time we have gone away I’ve taken my pens and Prismacolour pencils with me and a drawing pad with the best of intentions of having time to just sit and unwind and do some Zentangle type drawings.  Has this … Continue reading

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Trip to New Zealand in the snow in a campervan!


Recently we went on a long awaited ten day trip to New Zealand’s South island. Taking three of our adult children with us. Due to accommodation costs we decided to hire a campervan for the duration. Why not. It will … Continue reading

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It is what it Isn’t!


I’m in this mad creative frenzy at the moment.  Funny how that happens. You go through periods where your inspiration just dries up and it’s like you are trudging through this vast desert of “what the heck am I supposed … Continue reading

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Hot pokers,dead trees and Hoar Frost.


  I never realised just how lucky I am to have such a patient husband until a recent road trip I took with my daughter and the two grand kids to the snow…where there WAS no snow (Weep- it eluded … Continue reading

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The mental writing of eulogies.


  Last night- well, as late as 3 am I lay in bed mentally writing my 17 year sons eulogy. I imagined him dead in a ditch…car rolled down an embankment, sunk at the bottom of a cold cold lake, … Continue reading

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I wish you a world of magic!


My grandson Lucas turned two just the other day. I wish him a world of magic. And you too! No matter our age we’re never too old for it.

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Creative people = Messy people?


So last night- well this morning at about 2 am my daughter and I sneaked into my husbands room as he slept and rearranged everything. Put all his things in different spots. The reason we did this is because we … Continue reading

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Speed drawing. (Avatar)


Just had to share this. Us mums are allowed to show how proud of our kids we are. 🙂 My daughter Shai made this video of a drawing she did. It took seven hours to do the drawing and she … Continue reading

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I saw a ghost!


Or at the very least, something I just cannot explain. Ok, I’m going to be really cool about this. No hysterics, no freaking out, just calm and collected…. I was sitting on my bed today. (Broad daylight) I can see … Continue reading

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What’s “really’ in a dream then?


To follow up from my dream post the other day I thought I’d delve a bit deeper. We all dream. We all MUST dream. If we don’t dream we literally go nuts, so even if you don’t remember your dreams, … Continue reading

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