I wrote a story recently entitled The Vintage Button Lady about Mandy Killack a wonderful woman who collects vintage buttons. She also creates art work and jewellery from her buttons. All her contact details are in the article. You can read the article here.
The last posting for the day and the last of this particular series a piece on the history of art and the Ancient Egyptians written with Robyn Collis published in The Artist Palette. You can read our story Art and The Ancient Egyptians
With the expertise of writer Robyn Collis we collaborated on another piece for The Artists Palette about the history of Ancient Roman art. It’s amazing to put the pieces of puzzle together when you research articles like this. Everyday things all of a sudden take on a new meaning-because an ancient Greek, Roman or Egyptian [...]
I also wrote in conjunction with writer Robyn Collis, an article published in The Artists Palette on the history of Ancient Greek art. It was wonderful researching this subject and I have been really enjoying my work with this particular publication. You can read the History of Ancient Greek art and how the Ancient Greeks [...]
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.
This is another of my travel strories that was published last year in In Travel Magazine. Lithuania is the most southern of the Baltic counties and in parts is very mysterious. Vilnius its capital is beautiful and I got lost roaming its narrow cobbled stones streets. Lots of history in this town and of course [...]
I interviewed miniaturist and sculptor Lorraine Robinson who also owns here own business. This article was published in Australian Dolls Bears and Collectables Magazine. You can read it here
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.
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.”