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Office work

Hello my dears, Well, I almost did it. I almost completed all the Prague office work which I had to do. My office work consisted of visiting four government offices for some document registration for my Czech…and therefore EU citizenship. And one of these…

June 26, 2017

This time a palace! And a war memorial.

Hi everyone, look what I found! Continuing on my way touring thru Bohemia, I’m almost on the Slovak border. This is because tomorrow and the next four days I’m planning to spend at Piestany Spa. But before I cross into Slovakia, I visited Lednice…

June 10, 2017

Visiting Karlstejn, my beloved childhood castle

Today our merry party decided to drive over to the 13C Gothic castle Karstejn. the parking lot is at the bottom of a hill and the castle is 2 km up. Our merry party decided to take the horse and buggy up, but I…

June 6, 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

Oh busy, busy. Catch up long past due.

Hello everybody. Oh my gosh time flies! This weekend is the annual Art in the Garden tour and my art and my garden are on the tour again. And this year, our spring is so cold and wet, that I’m afraid not many flowers…

May 24, 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

Carole’s art challenge: Piggy Bank

It’s the day before THE WEEKEND! The weekend of my open studio tour. (North Shore Art Crawl, number 39 on the map, find more into here) I’ve been busy with my usual art, and, while the song birds never stick around for long before…

March 3, 2017