Category Archives: Life

Trip to Lightning Ridge, NSW.


We just arrived home yesterday after a three week trip which entailed visiting places such as Lightning Ridge, Broken Hill, Mildura, Griffith, Junee and Sofala.   This is the route we took from Kilaben Bay in Lake Macquarie, NSW.  I’ll … Continue reading

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First Adventure in our New Mode of Travel


In recent years my husband and I have done a fair amount of travel overseas, but now we are embarking on a new life of adventure… Exploring and photographing Australia whilst travelling in a caravan! Not full time mind you, … Continue reading

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Wall in progress.


I have to say what is in my heart.   – The scariest thing in the world right now is not Trump, or Madonna’s threats to blow things up, or any individual woman, or man behaving badly- it’s division. A wall … Continue reading

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How my “vagina” caused a furore on the internet.


As an emerging artist, dabbling around in all forms of media and styles. I particularly like abstract art.   I like it because it’s a bit like cloud watching….the viewer can interpret it in any way it wishes to. So … Continue reading

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The disaster zone.


If I were really pretentious I’d say I have an “art studio” But I’m not a pretentious sort of person, so I could say  “My craft room”, but it’s not really a room, because it’s a garage, and I’ve seen … Continue reading

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The wall.


“Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.” -khalil gibran I saw this quote on a fellow bloggers post  last night and the words rang so true for me. -https://ididnthavemyglasseson.com You KNOW when you are living a life that is … 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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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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Door


I have doors on my mind tonight… I wonder who made this? Who thought it up? Sketched it? Who physically made it? How long did it take? How much were they paid? What WAS their life like? How did they … Continue reading

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Brushing off the cobwebs…


Hello…..hellooo…helloooo…hellooooooo! It’s echoing in here. I know, it’s because the few people I may have got even vaguely interested in what I had to say have now long gone, bitten the dust, in search of more exciting blog fodder. Life … Continue reading

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