A collection of random musings about life, creativity, humour and wellness

June 28, 2019

I know my story isn’t ones really is…because we all know we are but one in billions of people who have navigated a personal journey through the ocean waters called LIFE. For a privileged group of us, we get to travel these waters aboard cruise ships, boat...

January 6, 2019

I've done 2 other versions of this block print in the past..both versions were unsuccessful and not worth keeping or printing. So I had fingers and toes crossed hoping that version 3.0 matches the idea I have in my head....and if not was still worth it as a creat...

October 2, 2018

Y'all I don't know what happened, I've had this mad mad mad compulsion to just carve marine critters ever since the Narwhal incident of last month.   I think they may have temporarily displaced my vintage car obsession.  I'm just gonna go with the flow for now and see...

September 3, 2018

My nieces asked if I could do a line drawing of a Narwhal for them.   Excited I decided one Narwhal wasn't enough and it needed to be 4 or 5....and then proceeded to spend days doodling and loving the end product.  In fact I loved it so much I decided it needed to beco...

August 29, 2018

Who would have thought that for a gal who doesn't know how to drive I would become so obsessed with vintage cars.  Certainly not me.

July 11, 2018

So I've been carving relief blocks and hand printing images based on a photographs I created in times past.   I have to admit I'm pretty chuffed at how well they have turned out.   

This is my Frederico...he is my handsome nap/snuggle

March 26, 2018

Before I thought of myself as an artist, a nurse before that, or back in my veterinary medicine days, I was an animal biologist.  Twenty year old me had these great plans to go back home to East Africa and focus on the human impact on Ecology. As happens in life, I wen...

February 19, 2018

Two months into self learning how to block print I'm pretty happy with how well things are coming along. Every time I have a woe is me moment, I remember how much I'm learning and growing in my own different way. What new and different thing are you doing that you forg...

February 13, 2018

I don't know about you guys but I have never really been a fan of Valentines day...I never really could get into it. The hubby on the other hand is a HUGE romantic who loves to celebrate love.

He is an amazing, sentimental, romantic idealist. I am always in awe of how...

January 24, 2018

So I've started playing around with Block printing.   I had these glorious landscapes in mind when I first started down this road.  But creativity isn't a mistress you can dictate to.  Somehow the concept of landscapes morphed into caricatures of clothed animals.   Tot...

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