Monthly Archives: March 2012

OFF AND RACING!


Imagine that you’ve been waiting for 12 months to run a race and finally the day has come for you to face the starting line and wait for the starter’s gun. This is no ordinary race, and you are no … Continue reading

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OPEN FOR BUSINESS!


Just over a week has passed by and we have moved back into our home in Tasmania. I still have mixed feelings about being home. We have been greeted with cold mornings and sunny, still days, but they’re not what … Continue reading

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WORK IN PROGRESS 2.


My second coloured pencil painting that is calling out for completion is a view from inside the old shearers’ quarters at Cheshunt, in Tasmania’s Meander Valley. This painting is all about light, shadow and atmosphere, and will require a great … Continue reading

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WORK IN PROGRESS 1.


Before I left Tasmania 12 months ago, I had begun 2 coloured pencil paintings that featured buildings at the historic property, Cheshunt. I am not sure which of the 2 I should complete and enter in a major award in … Continue reading

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WHERE DO I BEGIN?


Over the past few days we have re-established our house. Most of the furniture is back, the pantry has been re-stocked, some paintings have been hung, but there’s still lots to do. Downstairs in my studio it’s ‘organised chaos’, but … Continue reading

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HOME AT LAST


After 370 days of travelling, we have finally made it back home to Tasmania, with mixed feelings I might add. There is so much to evaluate and reflect on. So many experiences that it will take us many months to … Continue reading

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THE FUTURE?


It’s not long before we arrive back in Tasmania after our 12 month ‘gap year’ trip on the Australian mainland. It has been a wonderful experience for Val and I and I can honestly say that it has been life-changing. … Continue reading

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