Category Archives: photography

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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I’m making wearable art.


So, a new addiction seems to have me in its grips.  It seemed natural to move from creating mixed media art to creating art you can actually wear.  Not that I myself would wear it, but my models will be … Continue reading

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From Australia to Austria – the journey begins.


When do your holidays actually begin?  Well, I say probably months in advance as you begin researching and anticipating, which is exactly what I have been doing! The excitement of anticipation is part of, and almost as enjoyable AS the … Continue reading

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Playing with Barbies.


Lately I’ve been messing around with making strange art dolls. Here is an example.  Yep…pretty weird I know.  I made her face with scrunched up aluminium foil and some kind of wall plaster stuff. Because I don’t have any polymer … 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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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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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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More mixed media dabblings with my photography.


So I had another go at this, using a photo I recently took of my eldest daughter Keira when we did a “tribal” sort of photoshoot. I tried to take some photo’s of the process, but got caught up in … 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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Our travels to England and Ireland (part 3 – Northern UK)


I haven’t bored you to death yet have I  ? I forgot in the last part to mention that before we went to London we went to Stonehenge.   That’s saying something isn’t it.    If it were me, I’d have given … Continue reading

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