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creating beautiful journals and books

Black Walnut Ink

It has been too hot here recently for cooking up plants to make ink so now I am experimenting with inks I can make without boiling. Because it’s harvest time … Continue reading

March 10, 2019 · 1 Comment

Overwintering exhibitions

The Overwintering Project is a brilliant art initiative run by Melbourne based artist Kate Gorringe Smith. It seeks to raise awareness for our migratory shorebirds and their habitat by inviting … Continue reading

February 19, 2019 · 1 Comment

Travelling Books

‘Dream Seeds’ and ‘Migration’ My artist’s books and prints are currently included in four exhibitions – two of which opened this week. The Art of the Book opened last Friday … Continue reading

August 16, 2018 · 4 Comments

When Glenda Died

My friend and colleague Glenda Evans, lived in a rambling old farmhouse on the south coast of New South Wales with her husband and two children. She was a vibrant, … Continue reading

May 25, 2018 · 5 Comments

New Zealand Poetry alive and well

The Next Word: Contemporary New Zealand Poetry National Library, Wellington New Zealand. Last week I spent some time at the National Library of  New Zealand in Wellington, meeting the people … Continue reading

March 25, 2018 · 2 Comments

peace on earth – 2018

January 2, 2018 · 2 Comments

Rave review for The Moon and the Room

Sadie says, ‘More, more!’                               https://themoonandtheroom.com.        

November 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Moon and the Room

Today a courier arrived at my front door with a package from New Zealand. It contained three copies – hot off the press – of The Moon and the Room, … Continue reading

November 22, 2017 · 2 Comments

Disappearing Godwits

Since I first heard about the Overwintering Project (organised by Australian printmaker Kate Gorringe-Smith), I have been learning all I can about migratory shorebirds birds. The Overwintering Project is an … Continue reading

October 2, 2017 · 3 Comments

Weekend at the Bindery

At Bookarts Bindery in the inner suburb of Griffith, Canberra, Joy and John Tonkin specialise in the creation, conservation and restoration of books and works of art on paper. Both … Continue reading

August 22, 2017 · 2 Comments