Events & Musings

Out and about or poetic in thought, you'll find it here.

My Favourite Colours

I find it very difficult to state my favourite things, be it food, location, movie, and so on. The reason I dislike offering one answer to “What’s your favourite”-type questions is simply that I like so many things for so many different reasons that it is...

Inside My Brain, When I was a Kid

Having recently viewed some old family slides my Dad pulled out of storage, I was reminded of some of my childhood memories. I was the kid making silly faces, perched in an unorthodox position like a gargoyle while everyone else looked “nice”. I certainly marched...

Starting By Stopping

I just cancelled my gym membership. It’s the time of year for brave resolutions, fresh starts, and “new year, new you” schemes. So I cancelled my gym membership. And I feel pretty good about it. Perhaps the fact that I walked 9 km to execute said feat made it feel...

Lost Art

As I look ahead to 2018, I am preparing a list of “To Dos” for myself. I love lists. More specifically, I get great satisfaction from crossing items off my To Do List. One To Do task is to bravely step into this century (leagues behind many others) and move my old...

Christmas: Then and Now

It’s funny how Christmas time seems to evoke all sorts of nostalgia. Even in our busy, modern lives, there is a category of songs, cards, gift-wrap, decorations and so much more, that all have an Olde Timey Feel. I, for one, have never roasted chestnuts on an open...

A Change of Heart

As a young artist beginning my formal artistic training, I was extremely very to my work. I had dreamy ideals about only producing original work (no prints) that I look back upon with that slow shaking of the head that older wiser ones offer to impetuous youngsters....