A Pair of Cardinals

    July is the official World Watercolor month, founded by my awesome friend Charlie from over at Doodlewash! Anyone can join in and celebrate art by simply tagging any art that uses watercolor (or gouache) with #WorldWatercolorMonth. 31 days artists from all over the world come together to paint the world with beautiful watercolorsContinue reading “A Pair of Cardinals”

Indulgence versus Restraint

    As I have often confessed here, I regularly indulge myself with baked goods or goodies how I like to call them. 😉 This month I´m happily exploring the wonderful world of scones. If you are in doubt how to pronounce scone the right way, here´s a funny little poem that illustrates how itContinue reading “Indulgence versus Restraint”

A Week Ago

    A week ago my friend Terry from over at Spearfruit passed away. I am still at a loss for words and my feelings are in combat with each other – grief and sadness that this wonderful and gentle soul of a man has left this world far too early, anger that he hadContinue reading “A Week Ago”

More Summer Companions: Shoes

  Last week I forgot something very important on my list of summer companions – shoes!!! Luckily two of my wonderful friends here – Osyth from Half Baked in Paradise and Ann from Muddling Through My Middle Age – mentioned them in their lovely comments in my last post and so I decided to quickly sketch the pairsContinue reading “More Summer Companions: Shoes”

Two Years of Blogging and a bit of Dalí

  I can´t really believe it myself, but yesterday was my second blog anniversary! I knew it was due sometime this summer but didn´t really kept an eye on the exact date and was thus taken by surprise when WordPress congratulated me. Consequently I didn´t prepare anything fancy in advance – shame on me, really.Continue reading “Two Years of Blogging and a bit of Dalí”

Cards from Melissa

    Are you as fond of snail-mail as I am? My very dear friend Melissa over at “Inspiration in Focus” definitely is, and she had the wonderful idea to send hand-sketched cards this year to every subscriber of her blog! Just have a look at her lovely blog and the post where she writesContinue reading “Cards from Melissa”

Takin´Care of Business

Dear fellow-bloggers and friends! 🙂 The last couple of months have been a real blast for me here on WordPress! I´ve met so many wonderful people with fantastic blogs that I love to follow and I am so glad to call them my friends now. 🙂 (You know who you are, don´t you? 😉 )Continue reading “Takin´Care of Business”