Category Archives: painting plum blossom

Branching out, plum plus

So many of my CBP books are in Chinese that I’m ashamed to admit that I’ve got into the bad habit of not always reading the instructions even when they are in English! With some time on my hands recently … Continue reading

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I stuck in my thumb; got more than one plum

Retirement has its benefits. You can indeed welcome each day as a day of possibilities, and just do whatever turns your crank. You might not feel terribly sociable on some days, want to get your hands in dirt on others, … Continue reading

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Back to Basics 3: plum blossom (part 2)

It’s ‘petal drop’ time in Victoria. On the prairies we used to look forward to the first snow each year, and felt blessed when it occurred in daytime so that we could cosy up by the window with a mug … Continue reading

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