Monthly Archives: March 2016

Green pearl of China—painting grape

In my wildest dreams I’ve conjured a vineyard that stretched for miles, trellis upon trellis weighted down with a bounty of green, red, purple, blue and black grapes. How astonishing it is to find that such a place actually exists!   … Continue reading

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Painting bitty birds in a flock

‘Not walking in those shoes’ I say to myself as I pass by all those stacks and racks of adult coloring books popping up in stores like puffballs on the lawn after rain.   My granny’s advice not to judge another … Continue reading

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