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December 2018
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Memories Acrylic on canvas 102cmx76cm Fantasmegorical lunch on Christmas day. Nine courses of culinary delight. Blood sugars controlled, thanks to the careful menu preparation by the Chef’s. Glad I didn’t have to drive! Menu Spring onion wrapped in bacon with cumin and paprika. Cooked with lemon. Prawns with chilly. Maron freshwater crayfish Vietnamese salad Kingklip Crevice with kiwi fruit, red onion Cape whiting (fish) with an olive, anchovies, chili, tomato and

‘Come-Along’ Oil on canvas 76cmx104cm The latest painting in my ‘Humanising the Homeless’ series of portraits. Peter and his constant companion, ‘come-along’. He is rough sleeping street dog, so I used the crumpled finger ends of the gloves to produce a rough texture for his fur. His eyes, full of his ‘Yoda’ like wisdom. The magical Monaco Madder colour adding depth and richness to the

Seven Passes road to Wilderness makes for a fabulous 75km morning ride. Twisting down through the gorges, the light filtered through the indigenous Forest. Didn’t see any elephants, although that could have been due to the sweat staining my glasses. Legs finished. Bum, complaining. Flava restaurant the meeting point for the support crew that assembled the bits of cyclists, gear and bicycles for the

Crown for a King Oil on canvas 20cmx20cm Prince's second birthday. All his friends, including Licorice and Popcorn visiting. Benji and Hobo for a beach play. A boereworse braai with new squeaky toys. Chaos. ‘Craig’s and Coreta’s Charity Challenge’, a team run, and MTB jaunt out to Brenton. For the runners, across the iconic Train Bridge, while the cyclists went around over the historic Red Bridge.