Monthly Archives: June 2013

Burning Down the House

I can’t show you a new drawing this week as I am still working on it.  So I will tell you a  story instead, of when our house burned down in Sydney in 1992.  Are you sitting comfortably?  Then I … Continue reading

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Faulting and Folding

Wellington had a huge storm this week.  I’m afraid there was a lot of damage.  The sea came in and broke up the roads in front of it.  It even entered the houses.  It smashed the waterfronts around the southern bays.   (It is still … Continue reading

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Waiting

“Waiting” is a portrait of Satohana who was waiting for (I presume) her family to exit the theatre after a performance of Kitano Odori.  The drawing “Rare View” illustrates what happened next; when Satohana and a small girl (perhaps her sister) walked off together hand-in-hand. … Continue reading

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Putting a cat amongst the pencils

…as opposed to ‘putting a cat amongst the pigeons’.  In this case, Saphie put herself amongst the pencils. It is Sunday afternoon in rainy Perth.  As it is nearly Saphie’s feeding time, she is meowing at my feet as I type.  … Continue reading

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Art Helping People in Need

Soroptimist International of Fremantle presents the 4th annual Help the Homeless Art Auction at 4.30 pm Saturday 8th June 2013 at Fremantle Town Hall. I am honoured to be participating in this worthwhile event where invited artists’ works are auctioned to raise money for people who need … Continue reading

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