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A bouquet of blue irises and maroon fox gloves to commemorate the life of my sister, the subject of a small painting. Didn’t quite get the blue-purple of the irises correct, but pleased with the movement in the still-life painting 'The lines remind me of Kandinsky without becoming completely abstract.’ Kirsten The Kammado Jan out of hibernation. A hunk of pork loin on the

The sample silk scarves of my ‘Wearable Art’ have arrived. Quality much better than expected and the colour saturation extraordinary. Perhaps a tad too much. Not sure where the ‘edge’ is between a cycle that allows one to enjoy the waves, sunshine and incredible privilege of being in this part of paradise, and the blood-pumping, muscle straining, ambition to go that slight bit faster

Lagoon full of sails, kite surfers cross the wake of ski boats. The waters a smidgen warmer as the wind settles into its summer pattern. Eerily still in the morning, before throwing an after lunch tantrum. The easel outside the studio anchored against the unpredictable tempests. Holidays. Dirty fingers across windows. Dog land mines. The studio busy with artists, tourists and other interested types. Terry

A couple of small paintings to increase stock levels after a spate of sales in the studio. Which has also seen new group visits, personalized tours and interest from those passing. Painting of 'Narine Vase', 'Sunbird', 'Sunbird and protea', and 'Elephant at play', sold. Logistical hassles of getting the painting of the 'Sunbird' to Cape Town to be checked in on the flight to

Sunrise, seagulls and bicycles. Polly awake early for the last day of the GR300 MTB race that came past the studio at the start and finish. With a couple of the small paintings sold, I need to get disciplined about doing a bunch more. Met a few interesting characters around town for possible portraits. Anton, the pirate, who caretakers a small school that is run