A Moment With The White Viola

There is so much perfection in one tiny flower. This white viola is one small part of a constellation of blooms in my organic garden. Like stars they light me up when I see their pretty faces and I watch how the native bees love to sip their nectar. There is such grace in a … Continue reading A Moment With The White Viola

The Artist Is In All ~ A Poem

The Artist Is In All The architect creates beauty in structure, The gardener paints beauty with plants, The poet sketches beauty with words, The musician shares beauty through sound, The dancer carries beauty in movement, The actor frees beauty through expression, The designer styles beauty with form, The artist nurtures and captures it all ... … Continue reading The Artist Is In All ~ A Poem

A Shropshire Lad In Berwickshire

  These beautiful blooms, from my garden last Summer, are called "A Shropshire Lad". They're one of the David Austin Roses' selection of beautiful English roses. I planted one of these in our last garden in NSW, Australia, and have planted four on the walls of our home in Berwickshire, UK. They are such lovely … Continue reading A Shropshire Lad In Berwickshire

The Perfect Story – A Short Film

* Three months ago, my son set off for university, for the first time. A few short weeks ago, my son announced that he had decided to write a film script.  He had joined his university's Film Society, had attended several meetings as part of the group of enthusiasts there, and wished to enter into … Continue reading The Perfect Story – A Short Film

Super Moon Insight

  Earlier this week, I woke to see the most magnificent moon staring in at me through the window.  It was pitch dark outside otherwise.  I opened the window, feeling the icy chill enter the room, and stuck my arm out to try and capture the moment.  Little else was visible beyond the silhouettes of … Continue reading Super Moon Insight

On Holiness

  Do you know what #holiness is? Sometimes in life we wonder why we feel drawn away from the crowd, why things that others are doing does not feel right to us and holds little appeal. Sometimes we find ourselves alone in situations where it would be easier to go with the flow of the many, but … Continue reading On Holiness

Love Spent In A Moment – A Poem

Love Spent In A Moment Love struck as sharp as lightning; So what if merely for an instant? It clutched me to its sensual bosom, Held my thoughts, and soul, imprisoned. Infatuation, in this game, Wants its name to come before all else, Yet this time I know that it is Love Who has captured … Continue reading Love Spent In A Moment – A Poem

May You Always Feel Loved – A Poem By Sandra Sturtz Hauss

I came across this beautiful poem today. It touched me and I thought it would quite possibly touch others too. I share it here, for all of us ...   MAY YOU ALWAYS FEEL LOVED May you find serenity and tranquility in a world you may not always understand. May the pain you have known … Continue reading May You Always Feel Loved – A Poem By Sandra Sturtz Hauss

Diferentes Coordenadas Diferentes Visões Do Nosso Mundo

A little story in pictures by my beautiful childhood friend, Adrienne Silva, exhibiting her artwork in Lisbon (earlier this year). Such talent, such beauty.

I am so honoured to call you my friend, Adrienne.

Holly x

Adrienne Silva

My Work Installed in Principe Real, Lisbon My Work Installed in Principe Real, Lisbon

Paula Cabral Galeria de Arte Paula Cabral Galeria de Arte

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My Walk About with viewers were planned by Ana Paula. I loved it. A South African’s story told in Lisbon

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Fellow artist, Nuno, Adelaide also came from Lyons France…flew to Lisbon in her Cessna, and I. The last time I saw Adelaide is when I met her at Mundial in Cape Town.

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Friend and fellow painter from Sintra.

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Jaya comes from Paris. We visit my work in Principe Real.

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The three painters Adrienne , Isabel and Jirina. A gathering in the gallery for our Walk Abouts. A few days after opening.

The Invitation to the show

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