Monday, January 26, 2015

As you know I love bears and these little guys were inspired by the real bears here
around me in British Columbia, Canada.  I always paint their faces first so they can more or less
watch as I create the rest of their bodies and surroundings.  I love making them.  

Two for you below to add to your birthday stash if you 
are saving them to send to family and friends.
  Please don't upload them to any other place.
You can click on them and they come up larger.







Sunday, January 18, 2015

Gosh the year is already flying by. I have a 65th birthday tomorrow and wish I was back in Australia to share it with my friends. We'd surely be going to the wonderful Wrest Point Casino on the edge of the Derwent River in Hobart for some afternoon tea. Magnificent and very, very English ... decadent I should say with heaps of gorgeous desserts.....  I can only be thankful that I wouldn't be going on the contraption below.  Yikes!

Not sure that I could handle one of these magnificent machines.....doesn't look too easy to steer or hang on to.  I guess it got them places and saved some walking but I wonder at what cost.  And trying to be on a bicycle in those clothes would be a nightmare.  

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Snow is piling up and up here in northern British Columbia. At least this week isn't supposed to be quite so cold but we'll still get more snow.  Deer foot prints tell me they have visited our little yard from the field and are always on the look out for sunflower seeds that might have fallen from the bird feeders.

Lots of sweet little chickadees flying around waiting for me to feed them and of course the squirrels think they own all the real estate so they are always arguing about who gets what.  Quite an adventure going down to the fence ... seeing whats been happening overnight and there are always heaps of different types of foot prints.

two pretty cards for you today ... please don't upload them to any other sharing places.




Monday, January 5, 2015


This is a really vibrant and pretty desktop wallpaper for you to use on your computer.  It has lots of room for your icons so click on it if you wish to save it to your files.  Please DO NOT upload it to any other sharing places....


Sunday, January 4, 2015

Happy New Year to you all.  I'm sitting here after shovelling snow .. it's been coming down all day and is piling up pretty quickly.  I hobbled around on the deck with the shovel and managed to get a lot of it tossed over the railing .. light as fluff ... thank goodness.  I sat here and thought I could change my blog background so I did what I usually do with blogspot and nothing worked only their templates so I chose (for the time being anyway) a nice beach scene that looks like I am back in Australia.  Phoned some friends over the holidays and had long, lovely chats ... they are enjoying hot weather .. whilst we are freezing up here in Canada.