Category: Personal

Late nights and early mornings

If you’ve stopped by it’s should be obvious that this website is due for an upgrade, but I thought I’d do a quick post to say yes I’m still alive and painting. Most of the work in the gallery is from another place in my life…

Online Gallery Launched

If you look above in the header bar, you’ll notice a new section: my new online gallery! I’d like to say thank you to my husband for designing and developing the site. I think he did a pretty great job; I hope you agree. My feet…

O! Oscholars!

I was delighted recently when a devotee of Oscar Wilde and editor of Oscholars saw fit to put one of my paintings on the cover of the most recent issue of the journal. I’ve always been intrigued by the concept behind The Picture of Dorian Gray,…

Possible Down Time

Just to let you know that while we are transferring DNS and domains, the site may go offline for a few days. Hopefully you won’t notice any interruptions. Eat your heart out Manolo Blahnik! These shoes by Van Gogh are truly beautiful. “What’s wrong?” Helmick asked.…

Late nights and early mornings

If you’ve stopped by it’s should be obvious that this website is due for an upgrade, but I thought I’d do a quick post to say yes I’m still alive and painting. Most of the work in the gallery is from another place in my life…

“Please Grow”

I love to look at other people’s gardens, but I don’t think I realized how much peace and joy working in my own could give me, despite all the thorns from the wild roses. And with a little luck, and a few prayers perhaps, dreams can…

Late Nights on Air

I’ve been a little busy with household matters and setting up my studio, but finally got around to checking out the Giller Shortlist. It looks like there is at least one more book that I will have to read in the very near future: Elizabeth Hay’s…

Late Nights on Air

I’ve been a little busy with household matters and setting up my studio, but finally got around to checking out the Giller Shortlist. It looks like there is at least one more book that I will have to read in the very near future: Elizabeth Hay’s…

“Please Grow”

I love to look at other people’s gardens, but I don’t think I realized how much peace and joy working in my own could give me, despite all the thorns from the wild roses. And with a little luck, and a few prayers perhaps, dreams can…

First Poet Laureate of St. John’s: Agnes Walsh

This morning I was delighted to wake up and hear that one of my favourite poets and people, Agnes Walsh, had been named the first Poet Laureate of the city of St. John’s, Newfoundland. The last time I had a chance to talk to Agnes –a…