Progress Shots – “All Things are Possible”

I thought I’d share some progress shots of my latest piece in the February Quickie Project “All Things are Possible”.   I post these to Instagram every day (or so, sometimes I just can’t due to family commitments) and a few are snapped up almost instantly. I love when something I do makes a connectionContinue reading “Progress Shots – “All Things are Possible””

Art Journal Courage | Melbourne

Last weekend I flew to Melbourne to be with some amazingly creative friends and learn a few things in person from the inimitable Dina Wakley. To say it was a dream-come-true is an understatement and I possibly got a touch of “fan girl” fever meeting Dina. When I first began art journalling nearly 10 yearsContinue reading “Art Journal Courage | Melbourne”

Getting Out and About

I’ve sent Rainer’s Support Worker on a 2-day course on Communication, so this week I had the “luxury” of entertaining him for the afternoon. Excellent!! Right? Errrmmmm, maybe. It seems he and I have lost our Afternoon Rhythm. I was afraid of this when I employed SWs for Monday to Friday; my intuition told meContinue reading “Getting Out and About”

The Happiest Boy on Earth

a.k.a. Rainer met Postman Pat Yesterday (Wednesday) was a public holiday in Brisbane. It’s EKKA time, and for the uninitiated, it’s short for The Royal National Association (RNA) Exhibition. It’s our Agricultural Show, when all the animals, farmers, cow cockies, silver spikers, wood choppers, cattle dogs, precision racing cars, fireworks, rides, showbags, dagwood dogs, stawberryContinue reading “The Happiest Boy on Earth”

Listen with your Ears

Well, that’s what my Mum always says in her somewhat confused, broken English, Italian accented, slightly lilted, way. And so I did. At my last Mt Maria Community Market (back in May…wow) I launched the prints of my delicious 20by20 series in floating frames. I was mightily proud that I’d ordered the frames, the board,Continue reading “Listen with your Ears”

GiSt Girls have a Home

Some people come into your life and they pop up later when you don’t think you need them, but you really really do. That’s what life’s like for me and Anissa, owner of Knitch.com.au. We met so many years ago when we were both Scrapbookers. Anissa diverted into thread, yarn and felt, while I tookContinue reading “GiSt Girls have a Home”