All packed up and ready to head off in the morning for a few days at Swansea- a lovely little seaside town on Tasmania’s east coast. I can’t believe how much I’ve packed! Every time I travel I promise myself next time will be different- I’ll only take the essentials, I’ll pack light, every second … More Off to the seaside!
A little thought as I wait to start the next stage of my current painting. The sun has shone and now it’s gone The lazy cat is getting fat The wet paint drys as Tuesday flys The rain falls the cat sleeps and I wait ….
I’ve started posting on Instagram. I’m trying to post every day but not always making it. Why don’t I always make it. Here’s why… my life is full of not so perfect moments half finished projects in a messy room cakes with sunken tops and no icing windows that need cleaning no makeup and sleepy … More Instagram glam.
I meant to post more often once I retired but I’ve been busy…. so here’s a collection featuring my “busy” for the last little while. Mini pastel painting book I’ve been trying to figure out how to make a mini book filled with pastel paintings. The big problem is the smudge factor as the pastel is … More I’ve been busy…..
Three weeks into retirement and I’ve settled into it nicely thank you very much! My days have naturally evolved a schedule of their own which I’m feeling pretty pleased with. I was beginning to panic a little before the big R date what with all the plans and projects I had in the pipeline. Some time during the last 3 … More My new daily schedule…
It’s been a busy week! I’ve kicked off retirement with a few projects which has The Writer a bit worried- he thinks it’s just going to be one project after another and maybe he’d better go out and find a job again to keep out of my way! I had planned to start gently but … More First week of retirement.
It’s always hard coming back after a holiday. Holidays mean the freedom of unscheduled days, hours of sunshine when I don’t have to be cooped up inside, an unspoken agreement that it’s OK to eat all those forbidden foods I usually ration out and a winding down from months of stressful work. It’s no surprise that I’m grumpy and … More End of holiday blues.