The History of French Art

I have been very slack recently with updating my freelance blog and portfolio. I have been very very busy in my day job as a media and communications officer which I love and I had a baby two years ago!!!  I am still writing freelance which is a great love.  I am now a contibutor […]



My story about my trip to Tallinn “When in Tallinn-Eat Cake,” was also published in the great new online magazine Charlie. Check Charlie out at www.charliemagazine.com. You can read the article here.


Riga-The Paris of the North

Once called the “Paris of the North,” Latvia’s capital, Riga, is a vibrant city once again. Now known as “The Baltic Hub,” it is easy to see why. Before Soviet occupation in 1940, the city was one of the most important ports in Northern Europe because of its proximity to The Baltic Sea. The city was so influential at one stage, Napoleon described it as a “suburb of London, ”as it was a major trader with England and France.

The Doll Maker

Sandy’s Seventh Heaven

I interviewed a really creative doll artist from Adelaide, Sandy Pine, who started to make dolls to fill in time. Now it’s her business and her dolls represent the magical mystical world. You can read the story, published in Australian Dolls Bears and Collectables in June, here. “Sandy’s Seventh Heaven.”