Monthly Archives: April 2017

Taking Floss For A Walk

I recently discovered that I could embroider as a passenger.  So before my husband & I left on our long caravan trip I bought material, threads (floss) and an embroidery hoop.  I also drafted some designs.

We’ve  now been travelling for 3 weeks and I’ve so enjoyed taking floss for a walk that I’ve become addicted.  I love creating the designs, deciding on colours, enjoying colour combinations, trying new stitches, making up stitches and overcoming happy accidents!  It provides a wonderful mobile substitute for drawing and painting.

3 weeks output on bumpy roads or in breezy shade:

All become sewn into presents.

I am collecting photos and ideas galore for ink paintings when we return home.  The Western Australian landscape is immense, unique and awe inspiring.  If you’re interested you are welcome to page through my journal here.





The March of Time

According to Auguste Renoir

“You’ve got to be a fool to want to stop the march of time”

I worked hard not to be a fool but found it hard to keep up with the passing of time in March!  It passed like a whirlwind of preparations for our caravan trip of a lifetime, social gatherings with family & friends and day to day living.

I did manage to complete the second in my series of Landmark Flora:

Gumtree Fountain and Marri Blossoms, Kalamunda WA

We’re almost ready to go – later TODAY!!