I’m home…

OOOOOh, I just sighed… It's 10.30 in Auckland and I've just got home… so its been a very long day. No flight delays this time but a I could be polite and say I had a VERY interesting trip. The flights were packed and from Auckland I had a rather large grumpy lady sitting on…

I’ve been there – a note from my 2008 diary.

"I've been there" Sometimes it's better to keep silent in general conversation about travel. !!!!! The unintentional movement of the eyes say it all…..the  body language is blatantly clear and unless the group is lodged behind a table in a booth, there will often be a subtle, general exodus. I talk little about travel when…

I’m flying home today.

  I'm flying home from New Zealand today. I've enjoyed sharing my ideas with the Quilters of Auckland, and I'm sad to be leaving Kiwi country.

An Update on the portrait class.

It's almost midnight and the day has been full of laughter, fun and familiarity. The projects are progressing and most of them will have a degree of quilting on them tomorrow. There was no time for a stroll along the beach today. It was packed with families and children enjoying the school holidays… It's our…

Portrait Master class in Auckland.

Day three. Another day over and its been inspiring and inspirational. I'll let the photos speak for themselves.     I'm thrilled….. thank you

Textures and teeth

Gallery of ideas for textures. We walked on the beach today…. we photographed textures for consideration of future art pieces. It was really thought provoking. Its been an interesting day today…. it's almost always "turn around" day for the participants… It's the Ah Ha moment. Portraits are difficult. I don't pretend that its an easy…

traveling

I have a habit. I wish I could break it. I sleep in my chair the night before I have a very early flight… Needless to say I don't get a good nights rest and Keith woke me as he walked past…. It was about 3 deg and freezing. We got to the airport  with…

Airports

The plane is delayed by 3 hours, bless their little cotton socks…