Thermofax prints

The green fabric, above, is still in progress – I made 2 thermofax screens using a print from a rolled up piece of cardboard. The print below was designed from a photo of a palm tree trunk.  When we were in Hobart, we visited the MONA (museum of old and new art) pics below. The […]


We’ve just returned from 2 week’s holiday in Tasmania. The photos are from 2 gardens we visited in Hobart and Deloraine. I have a bit of a thing about cactuses, love these ones in their pots. We had a great time, rented a car and saw parts of Tassie that we missed last time, including […]


My table set up at the craft fair last Sunday. I had to move later when the sun came over but it was quite a successful day – sold enough to make it worthwhile and with pleasant surroundings, music, and a nice lunch, I was happy. The next day we went down to Denmark on the south coast of WA. for […]

A week away

We’ve just come back from a relaxing week down south, staying at Busselton. It was cold, but we had mostly fine days and even some sunshine. beach at Dunsborough We had a delicious lunch at Wise Winery to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Above is the view from the restaurant which overlooks the vineyard and Eagle […]

Field of Quilts – Boddington

Last Sunday we drove south east from Perth to Boddington for the annual Field of Quilts. I had not been before but it was a nice day out. There were vintage cars and bikes for the men to look at, lots of quilts and stalls. They were lucky that the rain held off at least […]

Road trip to Goomalling

DH is feeling much better now so Friday we drove out into the country to see the wildflowers and Humble Fibres – Vivid Creations, an exhibition of textiles held at the restored Slater homestead in Goomalling (first 3 pics). We enjoyed the textiles and our lunch of home made soup and garlic bread. Everything was […]

Family Christmas

Well, daughter Renee went back to Japan last night, after a busy 2 week visit, the decorations have been put away and I guess we’re back to normal now. We had a great Christmas lunch at Kathleen’s house and then in the evening we had over 40 people at our house. I was too busy […]

herb garden & holiday

This is our herb garden – DH is a supplier of herbs for our local vegetarian restaurant: Genesis in the Hills. It is great to have fresh herbs available when cooking. We recently had a short break down south at Dunsborough – the red kangaroo paws above are outside the Margaret River Chocolate factory. Kathleen […]

Another holiday

We’re just back from a week in the Albany/Denmark region. Daughter, Renee, came back from Japan for Christmas and wanted to go down South – so off we went again. We had a great week with her and Kathleen.Above: Some of the wildflowers we saw on the south coast. I don’t know all the names, […]


We’ve just come back from a short break in Dongara – about 350 kms north of Perth. Although it’s a bit late for wildflowers we saw some beautiful ones.Above & below: masses of gorgeous Verticordias about an hours drive from Perth. I’ve never seen as many as this in one place – we usually go […]