Opportunities and Delightful Surprises I’ve always believed in taking opportunities when they present themselves. Particularly invitations. You never know what you might discover. Take yesterday for example. A friend offered me a ticket to see a show down in Corrimal as her friend couldn’t make it at the last minute. I did have other plans...
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Inspirations Come From Anywhere

I’ve never painted on a piece of timber. No, I lie. I did paint you could say a bit of a fairy tale a Russian one at that on a round timber plate when I was about twelve years old. I took lessons from a fantastic artist who was Russian, had been a sailor when...
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Getting Out and About for $2.50

I’ve often been told I lead a very interesting life. I had to stop and think about this. These comments were often made by friends who at times bemoaned they were bored or didn’t have any interesting hobbies. I’d like to share how I’ve come by having my “interesting life” so that others, particularly of...
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Inspired By Country Life

What do you do when a friend you haven’t seen for more years than you can remember, pops up and insists on getting together? Not just together, but at least 8 hours away by train in the country on some isolated farmhouse. I was thinking I could fly to Singapore in that time. But even...
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