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, Featuring other Bloggers, Interviews with Artists

“What happened to …?”

Who am I referring too? People, to be more specific, creative women. A while back. Actually, quite a time ago, I started a series of interviewing creative woman I have had the pleasure of connecting with via my blogging community, in person or found through someone else I know. Those interviews were written on my… Continue reading “What happened to …?”

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, Life of adventure

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, Life of adventure

Meet Holly – A Mixed Media Artist

Firstly before introducing you to my next artist, I have interviewed.  I would like to explain why I am choosing to highlight various artists on my blog. The main reason is that during our travels we enjoy many various forms of art, some in prominent places such as in museums, art galleries or street, to even footpath… Continue reading Meet Holly – A Mixed Media Artist