September 2015

The Tram Museum – Loftus

Another Hidden Treasure in Sutherland Shire Recently I visited the Sydney Tramway Museum at Loftus. A place I’ve been meaning to go to for some years because although I was very young when trams stopped running in Sydney, I do have very fond memories of travelling by tram to the city with my parents and...
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Hidden Treasures of Sutherland Shire

Having lived in the Sutherland Shire for well over forty years I have come to appreciate this beautiful part of Sydney more and more each year. Having grown  up in Birchgrove and Balmain, Sutherland Shire was a bit of a culture shock when I first moved here. I’ve found that there are so many “hidden...
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Painting with Friends

I spent a very enjoyable day painting at Shire Art House Gallery with the owner Denise Kassis and fellow artist Don Kibble. This is the newest gallery in the Shire, with a wonderful space which shows off paintings at their very best. I tackled a large watercolor and Denise set up her encaustic workbench. Don...
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Further Experiments with Yupo Paper

I’ve already written about my previous, first experimentation with Yupo paper using inks and have now worked on two painting using mainly watercolour and some drawing with ink to finish the painting off. I found it rather strange working on this paper initially and didn’t really like it. But then found as I started to...
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