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Botanic artist

How was your trip?

Well, thank you so much for asking. My trip to Japan was fantastic, and will spawn a number of blog posts! This first one will be a general overview of the cities I visited. There will be lots more traveller’s … Continue reading

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10 things that marriage equality won’t do

Originally posted on Meeka's Mind:
A co-worker brought in a pamphlet yesterday. The heading read ‘3 ways gay marriage will change the classroom’. And I quote ‘More radical gay & lesbian sex ‘education’ programs in schools‘ like Safe Schools…

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Japlanning

Yes, I am off on an adventure to Japan. I have been Japlanning, a termed coined by a woman in my Pilates group. My Piladies [women who do Pilates!] are my go-to people for so many things. Anyway, my head … Continue reading

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Winter textile work

When I create a post I write, add photos, edit and then press ‘publish’. Most of the writing has happened in my head, so I am usually happy with what I write. This post has been different; this is the … Continue reading

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The Sketchbook in all its glory!

The other day the Fella brought in a box left by the postie. Immediately I knew it was the Sketchbook. Normally I dive right into things, but this was one parcel I wanted to savour. I sat down with a … Continue reading

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The Sketchbook has completed its journey!

Just a very short post to let you know that the Sketchbook has come back to me. It left about April of last year and travelled safely around the world. And it is BEAUTIFUL! I will show you pictures and … Continue reading

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Now, here’s the nest

Last post I put the nest in the title, and made no more mention of it! So, here’s the nest. Kate from Tall tales from Chiconia had the joy of watching a sun bird build and raise a family in … Continue reading

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A workshop and a nest

Way back in May I did a workshop at Bendigo Art Gallery with Mark Dober. Bendigo is a regional Victorian town, with a very good gallery. I had only been up there for special exhibitions, so I was pleased to … Continue reading

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An update on the Beckler’s Botanical Bounty Project

If you have been following my blog for a while you will remember the annual trips that the Fella and I make up to Menindee, a little country town about an hour out of Broken Hill. If you are new … Continue reading

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A trip into town

I live about 10 kms from the centre of Melbourne. Today I had to go into town to change a ballet ticket, and I thought I would ask you along for the ride. [When I came home there was a … Continue reading

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