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Family tree calligraphy and my convict ancestors

Family tree calligraphy and my convict ancestors

I spent about six months in 1994 drawing up this family tree for my mum. She had done all the research over many, many years, the slow and painstaking way, long before anyone dreamed up ancestry.com! It was before my now adult children were born. I worked Monday to...

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Happy Carers Week 2016 – free poster of carer strengths

Happy Carers Week 2016 – free poster of carer strengths

Please note that this poster was available for a limited time until 22 October 2016. Signed prints are still available through my print shop. Happy Carers Week 2016 to all those family members, support people and unpaid carers who do so much for others. Thank you....

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Drawing the Pyjama Day Rules

Drawing the Pyjama Day Rules

Watercolour painting of our family’s Pyjama Day Rules. Such a lovely and nurturing way to spend time with my daughter. Bring on the PJs, videos and snacks!

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Sketching pumpkins

Sketching pumpkins

How on earth did we end up with so many gourds decorating our loungeroom? And why do I feel I can't get rid of them? Is there some weird sort of attraction to the rounded orangeness of them and their gorgeous rotundness? Why did a visitor add a baby gourd to the...

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This is the moment

This is the moment

I can find it way too easy to spend my time worrying about what has been, or what might be, that I thought it would be good to remind myself of this moment.

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I finally filled a sketchbook!

I finally filled a sketchbook!

It’s true – for the first time in my life EVER … I have actually filled an entire sketchbook! Not just with sketches, but with all sorts of things …

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