NZ Life

August 29, 2015

Remembering Dad

A week ago while I was hiking up in the hills behind our house in Wainui,  I wrote the following by dictating into my iphone.   It was supposed to be posted that evening but then my laptop crashed and a week of rectifying the problem ensued.   Dad – I’m still […]
August 23, 2014

Remembering

Today’s marks the second anniversary of my 81 year old dad’s passing and six years since my 96 year old grandma passed.     I miss them both.   As I get older and hopefully a tad bit wiser, I understand the necessity of honoring and remembering those that have gone before us.   […]
June 27, 2014

Brave Intuitive Me: Painting with Flora Bowley

  I have been a fan of Flora Bowley for the last couple of years, continually borrowing her book, Brave Intuitive Painting, from our library.   I am drawn to her paintings like a moth to flame: her bold use of color, the brave size of the canvas, the process by […]
May 16, 2014

Liberation: Setting Myself Free

It’s been one year since I’ve written a blogpost. I’ve been aware of this fact for several months and while I’ve had the intention of wanting to write, I haven’t been able to bring myself to do so.   I’m not entirely sure why but I have my suspicions. The last […]