Category Archives: Musings

Thoughts and musings

Taking care of your husband

Whilst out and about yesterday I was amused to see this sign outside our local Pub. As it was only 10am I thought it a bit early to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity!! However, I took on board the … Continue reading

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An Autumn Evening

The last few days here in Sydney, Australia, have been delightful.  From the bright warm days to the cool early-dark evenings, as I look around I see the beautiful vibrant colours of Autumn. As I wander the bush trails in … Continue reading

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The joy of dogs

This week has been a week of terrible torrential rain and dark days with a sprinkling of sun shining through the grey clouds now and again.  Never mind that, my dogs still wanted their daily trek along the bush trails … Continue reading

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Project 5 – The death of a nail brush ……. or two !!!

The last few days have been spent painting and printing with different media.  Yesterday I played with my oil based Shiva sticks.  Beautiful colours, wonderful effects and good results.  However, when I came to clean up that was another matter … Continue reading

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Snakes & geckos

I was very disconcerted to go out for a couple of hours during the day and return to find a shed snake skin in my carport which hadn’t been there earlier.  A pretty bold fellow to be wandering about in the … Continue reading

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A Chance Encounter

Last night I went to see the brilliant Steve Balbi perform with Danielle Spencer (Russell Crowe’s wife) at The Vanguard in Newtown, an Arty suburb of Sydney.  Fantastic venue, wonderful music, great food and very intimate with only 130 people. Walking towards … Continue reading

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Project 2 – Fabrics

In the introduction to project 2 there is a section entitled Fabrics where the idea of experimenting on different fabric backgrounds is mentioned and dyeing our own is suggested.  I looked through the fabrics I have dyed over the last couple … Continue reading

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