Monthly Archives: January 2011

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She would have been 40 today

My beautiful sister, Jenny (I called her Nif) at the MCA cafe in Sydney, sometime around September 2004.  She’d already had surgery for a brain tumour at this stage and was making jokes about having the most expensive hairdresser in … Continue reading

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Trying not to whinge… and zucchini slice

I’m limiting how much media I see/hear these days, because it’s all just too much. The cleanup goes very slowly.  Mr Beloved, I may have mentioned, has Aspergers.  Which means he finds disruptions to routines quite difficult, and other people … Continue reading

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Ironically…

So far the only piece of my art that I’ve found damaged is this little watercolour on graph paper that I did in 2005. Got it drying out now… (Please click to see bigger)

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It’s a big job… but it’s only STUFF.

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The first insurance assessor came today for the stormwater damage.  The carpet that looked like this on Monday: Will all have to be ripped up and thrown out, then the slab washed down: The plywood walls (top right of photo) … Continue reading

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A quick update

We’re ok. The shed/studio is going to be a big job – and we can’t really start until the carpet assessor gets here – and he’s currently stuck in another town (Warwick) cut off by flood waters! Mr Beloved has … Continue reading

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Oh. Dear.

We’re not as flood affected as other parts of Queensland, but Toowoomba had flash flooding this arvo – and is still under a severe weather warning for more rain.  Our shed flooded – first time ever – we’ve lost stuff, … Continue reading

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Some journal pages – barely started; and a rant about shops.

I’m taking Pam Carriker’s online (free) class “Recycled Journal Pages” from Strathmore Artist Papers.  (So are 1,016 other people!)  This week’s class was on finding and recombining elements from previous journal imagery. I chose to use black and white copies, … Continue reading

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Picasso Dogs

Picasso inspired dogs – an exercise from Carla Sonheim’s book.  It was quite therapeutic, listening to old podcasts still on my MP3 player and colouring.

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