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Isolation painting project

I have felt a strong affinity for my potted plants over the last couple of months, all of us rooted into a confined space together, so I started painting some of them:

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How I make yoghurt

1. First I put 600ml of tap water into a jug and let it sit for about an hour. This allows any residual smell of chlorine (that might have been used to purify the water) to evaporate out.  2. Next … Continue reading

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Flying birds and yarn

I’ve been a bit obsessed with trying to capture the look of birds in flight over the sea. I am missing the ocean, that is part of the problem. I live in a land locked city. It is surrounded by … Continue reading

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Paint, knit, sew, repeat

Suddenly it is February! My mum passed away in early January and we celebrated her life a few weeks later so January has been a memorable and very family oriented month. Here is a pic of mum and I (in … Continue reading

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Sunshine hours

I recently finished reading Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton. It is an interesting and lively book about a boy and how he responds to and deals with trauma. One of the characters gives a great piece of advice, which … Continue reading

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Showing my work

I have some goals for 2019 and one of them is to get my work and thinking out there more using my preferred social media sites. I’m not sure that this blog fits that description but seeing as I have … Continue reading

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Spring, doll clothes and vicarious holiday sketching

We are not in Amsterdam but we are still having fun’, one of the best things being that it is warm enough to barbecue outside in the evening. Yay for spring! Daniel’s salmon burgers, so good! It is school holiday … Continue reading

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Yes, those are asparagus spears!

I went for a ride on my bike this morning. I am not a great bike rider but where I live there are wonderful bike paths everywhere and it is possible to go quite a way without going near a … Continue reading

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Images from books and other distractions

Weeks of overseas travel plans had to be suddenly cancelled yesterday so I am busy distracting myself from thinking about what we would have been doing in Amsterdam on Monday. I started knitting a new mitten pattern, the ones I … Continue reading

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the 100 day project

I’m participating in the 2018 100 day project.  There is more than one 100 day project on line but the particular one I’m participating in started on 3rd April and is Instagram based.  You can check in with my progress … Continue reading

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