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Happenings/Blog

Growing things

There is a time in my childhood that stands out as an especially happy one. I was only very small...

Paintings on sale !

Its not all that often I have anything for sale in my shop, but I wanted to make the most of the...

Painting Megan Morton….

Am I right in saying that life would be boring if you didn't act on random ideas sometimes? One of...

bittersweet {Kasey Chambers}

I like something in the background while I paint and before spotify and all the many new ways to...

Blueberry Muffins

I my ageing oven was replaced with a beautiful new one last week and so I am in cooking mode even...

How to make a dinosaur toy!

I wanted to share with you a little project I did recently. My little girl really loves dinosaurs...

like it was yesterday

Memory is powerful, we can't control it and we can't control what little thing might bring another...

making a space of your own

Since leaving home (a long time ago now), I have pretty much always had a space of my own to...

my heart sang

You know those moments in life when everything aligns and you know you are in the right place at...

the end of brilliance

I don't know if it's just me, but I feel like everywhere I look I see amazing talent... X...

Who would like a painting?

I have been feeling very blessed lately, even more so than usual. I could go into the whys and...

fire starters and wet rags

I lay awake last night for a long time, thinking about the different types of people in my life....

Breaking my own rules…..

{Written this morning}… Well I have just got home from dropping my little kids off for their...

being the adult

It occurred to me today that most of what I write on this blog is for me.. Reminding myself what...

taking stock {thank you Pip}

I heard Pip (from Meet Me At Mikes), speak at the big hearted business conference in May. I then...

choosing contentment

I have been thinking about contentment today and the illusive thing that it can be.  When I am...

a room of one’s own

Not long ago I re read Virginia Woolf's room of one's own. It made my heart burn with the urge to...

Consistency

I was chatting with a friend the other day and we got around to the topic of personal strengths. I...

My next solo exhibition..

Since deciding to take my love for painting seriously I have had six solo exhibitions and I am...

Christmas wishes

Merry Christmas everybody!! Life isn't always easy and it's your attitude that truly determines...

semi permanent 2013

I have wanted to go along to Semi Permanent for a few years now and I am so glad I finally made...

A finished commission!

I recently finished a commission piece which I had the pleasure of doing for a friend. It was a...

Loving New York

Love you New York, next time I will stay longer.......................................  On top of...

On my way to NY

Well everything has finally come together and I am in Melbourne, ready to catch my plane first...

Countdown to New York

I am sure everyone I know is completely over hearing about New York, no one more so than my...

longing to be idle

I love painting, if I ever get sick of it, it is only for the shortest bit of time. I can't stop....

Seasons of life

I spent a large part of my life living in the Northern Territory, in the very top end of...

Facebook giveaway!

Hi there my lovely subscribers! I hope you have had a meaningful festive season so far. Mine was a...

Painting for New York

At the moment, I am spending every spare second painting. It is a difficult time of year to be...

Pumpkin scones

What are having for afternoon tea? While I certainly do not claim to be the worlds best cook, I...

“Long live Love”

Well I don't know where I first picked up this quote, but, I have always thought it to be...

Free Postage!

I have no little ones with me this morning... Which means it is a great time to head to the post...

Hello Sydney!

I am feeling a little weary this monday morning, after having an epic weekend in the lovely sunny...

Home

The subject of home has long held fascination for me. I have had many homes in my life so far, and...

Words

This post has two purposes, firstly to express my love for words and the beauty of ideas, ready...

Instagram

I can't believe it took me so long to discover...

New York 2013

One of the reasons my poor self has been in creative overdrive and this wee blog has been...

Sideline Projects

I have had a few projects on the go lately, sometimes my brain enjoys (needs) a good old fashioned...

posting just for fun

Well it is a nice time of year for me... no school for anyone, lots of mini breaks and different...

happy holidays! (giveaway)

Well the holiday season is now in full swing... christmas day has been and gone and for me a...

buy a Frankie Magazine

There was only really one thing to blog about this week, as it is one of the coolest things that...

things I don’t/can’t do

There are plenty of things that I would like to do, that I don't get to do. I have spent the last...

Being Present

I find myself often having to be reminded about what is really important in life. One particular...