Sangria, an early tasting This past weekend we met with friends, who are joining us on our next trip to Spain. I invited another friend who has just returned from a six-week stay in Torremolinos, on the Costa del Sol, … Read More
“If you’re feeling fancy free, come wander through the world with me, and any place we chance to be, will be a rendez-vous. Two for the road, we’ll travel through the years, collecting precious memories, selecting souvenirs and living life … Read More
“People usually associate the colour pink with weakness and naiveté; but I associate this colour with the most beautiful parts of the day – dawn and dusk! And in my searching through mystical writings, I have found that pink is … Read More
Do you ever think of me? When you are far away, do I come to mind? Does distance really make the heart grow fonder? “I exist in two places, here and where you are.” Margaret Atwood, Canadian novelist and poet.
Who will help the vulnerable children of the world? So many children are suffering from war, famine, poverty. Arthur C. Clarke has voiced the reason that we should worry about the children of the world. When children are damaged by … Read More
“The secret to so many artists living so long is that every painting is a new adventure. So, you see, they’re always looking ahead to something new and exciting.” – Norman Rockwell. Yesterday I did not paint so of course … Read More
Simple line drawings Simple line drawings are an easy way to start your journey as an artist. Before you know it, you will have a collection of increasingly more beautiful sketches. Perfection is not the point of these drawings. “Creativity … Read More
“A tinkling piano in the next apartment/ Those stumbling words that told you what my heart meant/ A fairground’s painted swings/ These foolish things remind me of you.” lyrics from the 1946 song These Foolish Things (Remind Me of … Read More