We are privileged indeed to receive the visitation of birds to our garden.
One cold late spring day in our South Australian garden, Priscilla our darling Maltese came across something near the big pine tree. I investigated immediately in this snake ridden part of the world only to find a tiny bird with no feathers at all, save for a hint of a fluffy top knot, lying on… Continue reading TEDDY’S GRIEF
Late summer is here yet the season is really early autumn with all the abundance of the garden waiting for attention
I don’t know what it is about art and artists around the world. I mix exclusively with artists and I can assure you all of us have our predilections in what we create. I have a “split personality” artistically speaking as I am both an acrylic and pastel painter and bead embroiderer. Lately since our… Continue reading THE INSECT COLLECTION
A celebration of spring time with bead embroidery brooches
Last night I launched my new website for my bead embroidery and other designs I have enjoyed designing and creating. I already sell online and in an exclusive art gallery but decided that an independent website (www.janebaridesign.com) is the way to go in order to have more administrative control over my products and the way… Continue reading A NEW WEBSITE SPAWNED
A BLUE LIFE MODIFIED My lifelong obsession with anything blue or turquoise continues. When I was very small and too young to go to school, I used to accompany my mother as we took the bus into Geelong in order to go shopping. We always went to see what was termed back then, “red Coles”.… Continue reading A BLUE LIFE MODIFIED