Spring has sprung – or has it?

Spring has sprung – or has it?

No it definitely hasn’t! Here I am in a chilly Melbourne in mid June with the heating on full pelt, thinking fondly of days when the weather will warm up again. I’ll admit I can’t really complain. It’s all relative. I did live in Canada for a...
Vines on the verandah

Vines on the verandah

I’ve been going back through my sketchbooks, remembering times that I was inspired to draw. It’s amazing how many memories my drawings bring back to me. I don’t know why, but for some reason I look at a sketch and I can remember that specific moment...
Queenscliff cottage

Queenscliff cottage

Glorious summer days – and how spoilt am I? Time to get away. Time to play with my paints and pens, and avoid the boring everyday jobs. I just love to leave all the mess at home – some might call it avoidance, while I call it a holiday! I did this painting...
Mum’s garden at Queenscliff

Mum’s garden at Queenscliff

My mum has created an amazing cottage garden down at Queenscliff.  She has designed it to be beautiful from every vantage point.  No matter where you stand, you see a lush mix of textures, colours and hidden surprises in amongst the leaves.  My drawing doesn’t...
Queenscliff

Queenscliff

It’s nearly three years since I’ve been down to Queenscliff – pathetic, really, when you consider that my parents have such a beautiful hideaway there. But life sort of took over, as it does when you have a teenager who likes to live in a cave, and...