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Cooking and painting in my vintage painting box on this rainy day

And that was summer!…is not what we want to think round here, but overnight the lovely weather has broken and in came a day of torrential downpours. It’s actually a good thing because the garden needs it. This was our view almost all day.…

July 11, 2017

Back home in Oxfordshire

Hello everyone, I’m back in OXON with Robbie and took a few days to recover, adjust and flip into UK living. Look at this little guy! Theo is so much bigger and so much gentler. Robert has him so incredibly well trained and disciplined.…

July 7, 2017

The travel journal

Hi everyone, I spent a happy hour photographing my June travel journal for you…just in case it’s of any interest. Do you remember me making this late May? Well, I’ve been chronicling my days here with drawings, collage, snipets of this and found bits…

June 29, 2017

Art in the Garden weekend the recap.

Hello everybody. What a weekend it’s been and what a work up to the Art in the Garden show! It’s been a fantastic few days, mixed with hard work and exhaustion, and a couple sushi suppers. Come, I’ll show you how it all went.…

May 29, 2017

Birthdays and art

It’s been a long standing tradition with me and my children to make gifts for friends’ birthdays. I think it’s a much lovelier thing than buying something mass market at some store, (unless of course the gift you buy is a handmade something special),…

May 12, 2017

Hello from Sunday night and the Opus outdoor painting challenge

Today was the Opus Art Supply outdoor painting challenge day and I must tell you that I’ve been painting up a storm lately for the Art in the Garden show May 27th weekend, and painting plein air all day was something I really didn’t…

May 7, 2017

Art Challenge: on this Earth Day

I may not have spent a most Earth friendly and economical Earth Day. You see, the day dawned bright and shiny, the first sunny Vancouver day in weeks, and I brought three garbage bags worth of pack rat dirty cabin sheets, blankets, sweaters and…

April 21, 2017

Teaching the therapy journal day at the Wellness Centre

These days are my favourite. Loads of work, but so very satisfying. I love teaching the therapy journal at Inspire Health, my wellness centre. I bring in old books, my own journals (plus my own therapy journal which I kept during a 2014 cancer…

April 5, 2017