Art Studio and Life #54

Art Studio and Life #54

Hello lovely family and friends We have recently experienced daylight savings, since it is now officially autumn “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness”. The whole concept still does seem odd to me, daylight savings that is, not autumn. The PTB (powers that be) made...
Art Studio and Life #53

Art Studio and Life #53

Hello lovely family and friends I have come across a new piece of Kiwi slang – smoko. Smoko apparently means morning or afternoon tea break. (Not that any tea is involved either.) Smoko now involves coffee and something to eat, perhaps while you do the crossword or...
Art Studio and Life #52

Art Studio and Life #52

Hello lovely family and friends I hope you had a special Easter? The Airbnb is now running! https://Airbnb.co.nz/h/arthousewellington It has been quite a journey. I missed doing a blog last week or the first time in a year since I started. Sadness. I feel like I am...
Art Studio and Life #50!! I know, right?

Art Studio and Life #50!! I know, right?

Hobbsie enjoying all the crinkly wrapping on the BnB supplies. My (literate, accurate) husband pointed out that last week I spelled/spelt(?) Coco Chanel as channel, as in river. I did not know that it was spelt differently. That is because I don’t actually read the...
Art Studio and Life #49

Art Studio and Life #49

Hello lovely family and friends Something very soothing about a cat sleeping in the sun, unless you are a dog, in which case it’s enraging. I have had some fun replies about both animals and names. Someone’s cat is named Coco, and a person down the hallway from...
Art Studio and Life #a lot (I can’t remember)

Art Studio and Life #a lot (I can’t remember)

Hello lovely family and friends I am still able to write this week because I have managed to avoid getting shot at dawn by all the dog lovers. I received an email reminding me of another friend’s dog called Frodo, who is polite, charming, non-smelly, not interested in...