City Life, Creativity

My Pick of 5 – Dunedin Street Art

Heading back to Dunedin where New Zealand’s first public art gallery just happens to be and it's artistic roots are continuing to expand al fresco. In 2016, the city’s art scene celebrated the fact that they had enticed a well known Belgian artist ROA to paint a tuatara (local reptile) on the side of a building in… Continue reading My Pick of 5 – Dunedin Street Art

Art Galleries, Creativity

The Dunedin Public Art Gallery

We were fortunate on more than one account with our time spent in Dunedin.  One of those moments was having the opportunity to visit the Dunedin Public Art Gallery.  It was time well spent with good friends. The Art Gallery's latest exhibitions draw together 23 works from New Zealand and Australian collections by major Chinese… Continue reading The Dunedin Public Art Gallery

City Life, Creativity, Walks

Serendipitous Pavement Art – New York

It was 2017. We were celebrating our second year as full-time housesitters in Europe with a "treat" trip to New York on our way to visit folk in NZ for a few weeks. Autumn was starting to take effect in New York, with bracing temperatures that made us walk faster than usual for miles on… Continue reading Serendipitous Pavement Art – New York

Creativity, Photography

Are you a Photographer?

A break from the Friesland canals to a chat about photography. It has made me think and feel somewhat stunned when asked in person. That very question. I know I used to stumble around this and fumble out a half-hearted answer of how I just love capturing moments and scenes from a small part of… Continue reading Are you a Photographer?

Creativity

Serendipitous Pavement Art

Now and again, looking down can be rewarding.  It can even be a joyful experience. This descriptive heading was used initially by Rachel McAlpine, a Wellingtonian who happens to write poetry and strings a few more words together over at Write Into Life. I just loved her creative heading, and with her permission, I have created… Continue reading Serendipitous Pavement Art

Creativity, Photography

The Best of 2017 & 11 photographs

Okay, my lovelies, I have succumbed to being one of the masses, as in bloggers who have displayed their "Best Photographs for 2017". Here goes. The angsting moments where I try to make a decision which ones I love and an explanation of why.  It was a hard decision as every photo is a favourite for… Continue reading The Best of 2017 & 11 photographs