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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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Quick trip down memory lane.


Yesterday on our way home dropping my mum off we drove through all the very fancy rich homes in the Vaucluse area where I worked as a nurse almost 26 years ago. On the spur of the moment I asked … 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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Blood, sweat and bohemian tears.


I have been like a mad woman possessed these past few weeks. I don’t know what has come over me but for some reason I feel compelled to paint, which is something, in the past, that has never really struck … 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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Is that art?


Art, as we all know, is totally subjective.  It all depends on what people make of it, and some people make a hell of a lot out of a simple squiggle. Reminds me of something I saw on Facebook recently … 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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Did you see the whales?


Photo courtesy of Pixabay. Last night I had a dream that I went walking by the ocean and in the distance I could see a whole pod of Orcas swimming under the water. I never saw any of them fully … 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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