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  • Stradbroke Island

    Taking Stock – March 2024

    Hello everyone – I’m back! A huge thank you to Deb of Deb’s World and Sue of Women Living Well After Fifty for hosting #WWWhimsy for the past three weeks when I needed to…

    March 20, 2024
  • Nature

    Taking Stock – December 2023

    Can you believe it’s December and nearly Christmas? No, me either. There seems to be a pattern developing in our family whereby emotionally challenging times come around this time of year. Dad passed away…

    December 6, 2023
  • Covid

    Corona Chronicles #11 – It finally got me!

    CORONA CHRONICLES #11 – It finally got me! As the title of this post might indicate, Covid finally got me … and the rest of us living in this house! It’s been just over…

    November 8, 2023
  • Linkup Party for Bloggers

    Wednesday Words & Whimsy

    Hello Everyone, I’m not very good at taking a break am I?  😂  Something happened while I was on a break that changed things. I’ll still have a good bloggy break over the Christmas/New…

    October 25, 2023
  • Childhood

    Taking Stock – September 2023

    It’s time for my 3rd quarterly Taking Stock post for 2023. All previous Taking Stock posts can be seen here. I hope you enjoy catching up on what’s been going on lately for me…

    September 27, 2023
  • Taking Stock

    Taking Stock – June 2023

    I’m taking a break this week from my New Zealand trip posts and my ‘Art Chat’ travel sketches to do my June Taking Stock post which I nearly forgot! It’s my second quarterly Taking…

    July 19, 2023
  • Taking Stock – March 2023

    It’s time for my first Taking Stock post for 2023!  I can’t believe it’s already been over 3 months since my last Taking Stock post in December 2022. In that one I used the…

    March 29, 2023
  • Draw Your Day

    ART CHAT #13-Draw Your Day-15 Feb to 14 March ’23

    Draw Your Day and how I’m feeling about it ‘Draw Your Day’ has kicked off a new obsession. I’ve been obsessed with watching art videos on YouTube lately and I’m loving it! I’m learning…

    March 15, 2023
  • Painting

    ART CHAT #11 – Draw Your Day

    DRAW YOUR DAY Just a quick post today to let you know about a new little project I’ve taken on board. I came across the concept of ‘Draw Your Day’ from Instagram. I follow…

    February 8, 2023
  • Natalie of Studio Yellow

    ART CHAT #10 – Natalie Lynch of Studio Yellow

    Today I’m happy to introduce you all to my ‘art teacher’ and friend Natalie Lynch. I started attending Art Mentoring classes with Natalie at her ‘Studio Yellow’ in April 2021. I’ve done seven of…

    January 25, 2023