Category: Good things

24 Apr

Spring Blossoms

I think I do one of these spring blossom blog posts every year because I LOVE THEM SO MUCH!!! It’s much later in the season than usual for all of these blossoms to appear and they’re still coming. I guess that is the upside to all of the rain – we get to enjoy these […]

21 Apr

Vancouver Timeraiser 150

My work will be part of the Timeraiser150 Vancouver happening on Thursday April 27th. I love this event because the work is first purchased from the participating artists and is then auctioned off to potential volunteers in exchange for their time. This year’s series of events are being held across the country in celebration of […]

14 Apr

Colourful Scenes From Allen Gardens

Boris and I took my mom to visit the Allen Gardens Conservatory for a brief visit on her birthday. It was a grey rainy day, so it was the perfect spot to wander indoors and look at colourful things. It’s been a million years since I last visited the garden, and I find it much […]

12 Apr

Studio Visit with Amanda McCavour

One of the things I’d arranged in advance of my trip to Toronto was to do a studio visit with textile artist, Amanda McCavour. She was about to leave town to do an installation in Alberta, but we managed to fit it in. It was an absolute pleasure to finally meet in person, and I […]

27 Mar

Signs of Spring (It’s about time!)

It’s been the rainiest and coldest spring I can remember in my thirteen years living in Vancouver, and only now at the end of March are the usual signs of spring making an appearance. I saw my first cherry blossoms of the season on an elderly tree at Kits beach, that is consistently one of […]

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