A parcel of joy in the post yesterday

When I went to the post office yesterday to post a parcel I collected a couple of parcels that had arrived for us.  One of the parcels was addressed to Granny and Pa Marsh so I was intrigued before opening it. The parcel was from one of our granddaughters in Canberra.  She had made us…

My favourite illustrator again.

I have posted before about the Australian illustrator Robert Ingpen and mentioned a book called Wonderlands.  I was lucky enough to find the book at a much reduced price when we were in Melbourne visiting our elder daughter and her family.  A great bargain. I just love his artwork. From Wind in the Willows. I…

My first visit

We have lived in Gippsland for eight years and I am ashamed to say I have not visited the art gallery in Bairnsdale.  The Gallery is the East Gippsland Gallery and is housed in an 1868 building next to the Court House. I was prompted to visit after another member at the gym told me…

Treasure the simple things

Yesterday morning my husband brought me a present. He found this little feather in the garden and it is a beautiful blue.  You can’t see it in the photo but in the direct sunlight it is almost iridescent. Over the years I have accumulated a collection of bits and pieces from the garden and elsewhere….