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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

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

Hooray, sun! An afternoon for much needed gardening.

Oh hello sun! I remember you. One of the very few times I saw you lately was St Patrick’s day. Yup, March 17th. That’s the day I start my annual sweet peas and garden peas. Actually, I usually soak the pea seeds a few…

April 11, 2017

A painting day…with dragons

Well, that was an unexpected treat! After last night’s gut wrenching return to the city in blizzard conditions, Kerstin decided to stay in town a full day and night and let everyone relax and recover. I got my daughter and our little girls for…

April 3, 2017

A three mile walk sideways across the ‘hood

So this happened last week. Chloe asked for my car to drive to Whistler for an sunset snowmobiling tour, and I said sure. Then delays and changed dates, end result was I had a farewell supper to attend and no car! No Problem. As…

March 13, 2017

Recovery week! And exciting news!

Hi everyone, Whew, it’s been a roller coaster week for me of fulfilling pushed off appointments and teaching the therapy journal on the back of my wonderful Art Crawl experience, and I took today to catch up on paperwork, clean the upstairs studio, and…

March 10, 2017

Hello from Sunday night

Hello from Sunday night everybody and from a very quiet house. 🙁 Yesterday, our little girls came back with balloons; much to Morgan’s annoyance, who followed the string around the house without being able to actually get the darn, floaty thing. Zoe, Isla and…

February 26, 2017

Channelling my inner garden designer

Today I took a little jaunt to my favourite nursery Southlands for some inspiration. (sigh) I so want my garden to look like this: But the reality is that my garden looks like this: Oh yes, loads of work. I worked on the garden…

February 22, 2017

Garage to art studio project. And we have a studio!

There was a little sun this morning and the day promised to be not so bad, so I decided to do that one last push of work in the studio so I can actually get some work done and paint there. I gathered the…

February 20, 2017

Garage to art studio project. Almost there.

Hi everyone, It all feels like it might be coming together after all! Here is the progress over these last three days. Chloe gave me a few hours on Wednesday, I drove my sports car out of the space and we put everything not…

February 17, 2017