Changes big and small this year (so far)

Thing to remember: 2017 is not over. I’m not summing up something that is, as yet, incomplete. All the same … what’s been making a difference so far? Tangerine Man and I moved into our new house, which is a big, wonderful … Continue reading

Bold Living 59: Georgia O’Keeffe on flowers and friends

I so appreciate you – thank you for coming here, and reading this! Pretty sure I’ve featured this Georgia O’Keeffe quote before; it fluttered again at my temples for this nasturtium still life picture with the reflect-y refract-y light in the … Continue reading

Work in Progress: Pomegranate

Gorgeous gifted Autumn fruit leads to luscious still life! Mother Nature you surprising, wonderful thing! Who could have know when our permaculture garden designer – and bold art calendar stockist – Nadja from Nadja’s Garden came around bearing a large pomegranate, … Continue reading

Work in Progress: Bottle with bottlebrush flower

A lovely neighbour gifted me a fresh, pink bottlebrush flower sprig and I found a tiny bottle to hold water for it. The light and colour captivated me and I was drawn to make a painting of the combination :) … Continue reading

Work in Progress: Early Figs in Blue and White Bowl

I should probably tell you up front: This one-of-a-kind watercolour still life painting I just finished, Early Figs in a Blue and White Bowl, is sold already. An eNews bold soul got the ‘first dibs’ email and snapped it right … Continue reading

My favourite low FODMAPs ‘hack’ so far this year

If you’re on a low FODMAPs diet, hang in there – I know it a big mind shift but does get easier! Firstly, credit where it’s due: I QUIT SUGAR! Thank you Sarah Wilson and team! I love that an … Continue reading

Introducing: Half a Glass of Water and a handful of red garden flowers

Dearest Bold Soul, I hope this finds you delighting your spirit, maybe with dancing, skipping and/or skating? I myself am planning a skating expedition somewhere the paths are wide, smooth and unobstructed! Half a Glass of Water musings Is the … Continue reading