Hidden Journaling

Hidden Journaling

Journaling is a way to release or record thoughts, ideas or feelings. Sometimes it is a way to privately purge feelings and emotions that are either hurting or causing anxiety and concern. Creating art and hiding your words between the layers is both cathartic and therapeutic.

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Birds Eye View

Birds Eye View

Sometimes a new perspective is all we need ...

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Lone Tree

Lone Tree

Reading a book under a shady tree has always been a delight for me!

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Roses

Roses

Photograph taken of my acrylic painting on canvas and then digitally enhanced.

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Life in Tatters

Life in Tatters

Each of us believes we see things as they are, however this is not always the case. We see the world, not as it is, but as we are - as we are conditioned to see it. When we speak about what we see, we in effect describe ourselves, our perceptions, our paradigms which may not necessarily be the truth...

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Significant Thought

Significant Thought

Everyone that has ever done anything significant first found themselves in the place where the status quo was no longer enough. (TemitOpe Ibrahim)

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Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, she became a butterfly. Barbara Haines Howett (author)

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Cone Flower

Cone Flower

A flower painted in watercolors from my imagination and then digitally enhanced.

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A Rainy Day in Oxford

A Rainy Day in Oxford

For a brief moment the rain stopped ...

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1973

1973

Every time I see a VW Combi or Campervan I am transported back to my teenage years. A time of fun and laughter, of learning and discovery. Those were the days!

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Men at Work

Men at Work

While sitting in a coffee shop in the center of Perth, Australia I noticed some bronze figures of men who appeared to be walking towards their place of work. Each statue is different, each man walking with a sense of purpose, and I knew after taking the photograph I would one day make some digital...

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End of the Day

End of the Day

After a day at the office it is always a relief to be able to return to the comfort of one's home even if it does take a while on public transport.

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Introspection

Introspection

Looking inward we are often able to find truth.

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When One Gate Closes ...

When One Gate Closes ...

Hiking in the Drakensberg Mountains, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa was for me an escape from a hectic, busy and demanding working schedule. One trail led us through a farm at sunset, and it was here that I captured this memory.

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Catch of the Day

Catch of the Day

Photograph taken in Fishing Boat Harbour, Fremantle, Western Australia. This is one of many life-size bronze statues that can be found in an around the harbour.

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SUNRISE

SUNRISE

The original photograph was one of many sunrises taken from my kitchen window when I Iived in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. I was very aware of the sun moving in an arc from right to left and back again as the seasons changed.

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Burnt Trees

Burnt Trees

While hiking through the Coolum area on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, we came across many forests that had been burned during the intense heatwave experienced across Australia in early 2017. When a forest is ravaged by fire, the greenery will eventually grow back. What ecologists have observed t...

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The Comrades Marathon, South Africa

The Comrades Marathon, South Africa

Also know as the Ultimate Human Race between Durban and Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, the Comrades Marathon is an annual event that is dear to my heart. I salute each runner who has ever run the race. This photograph is a tribute to the men and women who push their bodies to the...

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Loaded Mule, Nepal

Loaded Mule, Nepal

While trekking through Nepal I was fascinated by the very colorful headgear on all the animals used to carry heavy loads for trekkers. The beautiful sound of bells as they approached will forever be etched in my memory.

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Queen Elizabeth I, Hatfield House

Queen Elizabeth I, Hatfield House

A woman of many strengths who I admire for believing in her own truth. This work includes two photographs, the building which was the childhood home of Elizabeth, and a very weathered statue of the Queen in the gardens of Hatfield House.

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