Viviane and Pauline agreed to spend some time beading and painting in the Gallery today. Kira was the main sitter but after Pauline completed Kira’s portrait she was on a roll so Sue, Viviane and I gave ourselves up to … Continue reading
Every photo I’ve taken of Leaving has caught the reflection of the paintings on the other side of the Gallery, even on dull days. Apologies for this to Sharon and readers. Leaving We are waking to a small grief. Yesterday … Continue reading
After yesterday’s busyness it was very quiet at the Gallery today. After I finished reading my book I started playing around with some words and have three new poems on the go. HAPPY. My brother called in for a chat … Continue reading
Today was the busiest day so far at the Gallery. Nicola called in with a hot chocolate minutes after Barry had brought me one so I was on a delicious high after drinking both with gusto. Artists popped in. Gillian … Continue reading
Sandy McKay called in this morning with a group of students from Literacy Aotearoa. I enjoyed chatting to them about the art, the poems, and finding out which paintings attracted them the most and why. The Gallery is open from … Continue reading
There was a lovely buzz of energy in the Gallery today as Lynn Taylor tutored another group. There was a lot of laughter and then quiet murmurings as the group concentrated on applying new techniques which Lynn had demonstrated. Playing … Continue reading
There was a whole heap of busyness happening in the Gallery today. Lynn Taylor was tutoring the first print poem book workshop. Six ladies spent the day beavering away with impressive results. I thoroughly enjoyed their cheerful company!