Visual Journaling

I’ve been having an amazing time creating pages for my visual journal with the expert tuition of Lisa Sonora and her Dreaming on Paper workshop.  In the past I have always struggled to sit down and write in a journal. I usually have bits of paper all over...

Delicious Ink!

I recently invested in some amazing inks. I had been feeling in the mood for spontaneous art and these Schminke inks were perfect. I love the way when dropped onto wet paper they ‘explode’ into fascinating shapes and textures. The colors stay especially...

Good things takes time.

I’ve been on a quest these past months which has involved a big learning curve.Whilst my Etsy shop ticks along and I am grateful for each and every sale, I am also falling hopelessly in love with pattern design. Determined to better my Illustrator and Photoshop...

I’ve got the joy, down in my heart

Oh, how blessed I am! I have just come back from my third trip to Fiji – visiting the same schools we taught art in the previous years. So wonderful to see those happy faces again and build on those special relationships with children and adults alike. This year...

Boutique Barn – a Photographer’s Dream

This past weekend I was lucky enough to be a part of a photography field trip with a great local group called ‘Friends with a Lens’. We visited the quaintest little farm that is set in a beautiful country valley about 40 minutes from where I live in...

Get the camera out!

Hi everyone!This past weekend I went on a fun field trip with a group of local photographers. Its the first time I’ve done anything like this but what a blast! I got to meet knew friends and we finished the day up with a picnic at a beautiful NZ beach as the sun...

Creative Easter

This Easter I had the privilege of joining with artist friends to celebrate what is a very special time of year for me. The church I attend opened its doors to both the congregation and the public to come and celebrate the gift of Easter, through...

Busy but Blessed

Candle holder by Bills Wooden Pleasures Try as I may to keep life simple and uncluttered, this time of year seems to get the better of me every time. Apart from the fact that time is getting faster (it has to be – I blink my eyes and its just days away from...

Fresh photos from Fiji

As you may know it is just not possible for me to go places and not take my camera along. So, below is just a taste of photos taken on my recent trip to Fiji. To find out what my real reason (not just to take photos!) for going was, check out this post. Keep an eye on...
Fiji love

Fiji love

  I have recently returned from another amazing experience in the beautiful land of Fiji. This year my 12 year old daughter Rosie accompanied my husband and I, together with others in our group. Our aim was to visit some schools, offer encouragement, love and art...

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