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A morning in Puerto Vallarta town…and straight back out again.

OK, we’ve been putting this off and putting it off, but today we relented and headed into Puerto Vallarta town to do some shopping. This was torture for poor Robbie who just wants to blast into town to get whatever it is bought, and…

November 30, 2016

Art challenge: Sanctuary

Well my dearest darlings, I harnessed all in my heart, but completely failed to paint myself a new sanctuary. Some days…eh? I wished I had taken photos along the way of the put together, painted, then ripped apart, then put together, then ripped apart…

November 18, 2016

Wellness, seed cycling for balanced hormones

Hello from the waning side of the super moon. Did you all see it? “Come on”, I said to Robbie, “let’s have a look.” and we stood outside staring up at that glorious moon. It was a really powerful moon, wasn’t it? Lots of…

November 16, 2016

Well, maybe not a mountain…not like a real mountain…but still

Ok, this might be the last leaf post…although I can’t promise to stop drawing them…but I feel that I must point out my incredible wonder woman-ness. Yes, this was my front garden, after a leaf raking session last week. At this point I’m looking…

November 7, 2016

Hello from Sunday night

Hello form my Sunday night everyone. I hope you’ve all had a lovely weekend. It’s been raining quite a bit round here. So much so that the Friday night market was a bit of a wash out and I gave it a miss. I…

September 25, 2016
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Nadine’s Art Challenge: A room with a view

It’s been a long time since one of us managed to host an art challenge and I’m so thrilled that we’re back. Thank you so much Woolfie girl! Nadine suggested room, with a view, so I looked outside my studio here in West Cottage…

August 26, 2016
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So here I am back in England

Robert picked me up at Heathrow and drove me home. We actually managed to miss each other at arrivals with both of us texting each other at the same time while apparently walking right past…lol. First world problems. Robbie took care to have some…

July 11, 2016
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Having fun painting this week

You know what it’s like when you look forward to an art challenge week from your favourite art store Opus Art Supplies, and then Monday comes… aaand….then it’s Tuesday! Yes! That is me this week. Miss Butterfly Brain! (“So what else is new?” you…

June 15, 2016
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Pizza, family and friends

What is one of the simplest things to make for supper when you have an impromptu get-together at the end of a very busy weekend? Pizza! While the little ones were busy with snacks… …and toys, we welcomed out friends Warren and Taven and…

May 16, 2016
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Painting on ephemera workshop day

Hi everyone, It’s been a wonderful week round here and lately I’ve done all sorts of things which have taken me out of my comfort zone…and survived them! Last night I was asked to teach a painting on ephemera workshop at my local Opus…

May 13, 2016