Reading Resolution

photo of a page from the Count of Monte Cristo

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One New Years Eve, back when I was at primary school, I decided that my resolution would be to read 30 books in one year. That meant that I had to read an average of 2.5 books per month. As … Continue reading

Markham Street Mural

It’s been a while since I last posted! But now the WW1 memorial mural that I was organising has been completed so I am back. I have made a simplified list of the steps that I took to achieve this project below, but first check … Continue reading

Day of Birth

photo of open gates from a group of dog kennels

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It is lambing season. You might think that lambing season would be the best time to work on a farm; all those cute little lambs being born, wiggling their little tails. Isn’t that what the whole job is about? Making more … Continue reading

Archie Balmer

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I haven’t taken any photos worth sharing this week but I have been researching for the WW1 themed Mural that I am organising (check out my blog about public art or the facebook page for more info). The photo below was … Continue reading

“I’m blue, a-dubba-de-a-ba-da…”

a cyanotype print of a spread fan

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Cyanotype prints are the original ‘blueprints’. They are prepared by mixing two chemicals and then painting that solution onto paper or fabric. My brothers and I tried out a ready-made kit. All we had to do was pull out a piece of blue … Continue reading

This is the Winter I Know

photo of snow covered ground with open gateway and moody sky

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As though Mother Nature was listening when I posted my last blog depicting a winter with white beaches opposed to white mountains, this week I am back home and has snowed! Brrr       MY WINTER SNAPS

Winter in the Whitsundays

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It is currently winter in the Whitsundays but winter certainly doesn’t seem to have reached there. My sister and I went Ocean Rafting and I took along my trusty Fujifilm Finepix underwater camera and captured some fish and the beautiful … Continue reading