Christmas gifts 2

Atelier Robert was really humming yesterday and probably did my best work in the morning. At the end of the day (9 pots of jam made in the early morning) I thought I had finished all four Christmas gifts. After all our party guests had gone at 11.30pm I went to check on the fourth … More Christmas gifts 2

Christmas gifts

The best gift of all is life. Just being here, with choices. Grandchildren are a gift in themselves. A last minute decision to paint likenesses of all four (for Christmas gifts) has meant for a week of concentrated painting sessions. Yippee! I am working from photographs, so there are limitations of course. But, two down, … More Christmas gifts

Originally posted on Annie in Aceh:
Bali was a complete shock to the system. While leaving behind the long-sleeved tops and shawls for a couple of weeks and going back to summery-dresses was certainly a welcome break it made me aware that something inside me has shifted. I’m being metaphorical, I don’t mean my liver…