Who knew you could make couscous from scratch? Well, apart from the millions of people doing it all the time, I certainly didn’t! That is until I spent a wonderful day at Gal Winter’s Fantastic Feasts workshop. “Workshop” is not really the right name nor is “class”. Gal did not explicitly instruct us on how … Continue reading Snapshots of Armidale – Fantastic Feasts
The Illustrated Story Workshop
Lorena Carrington is an illustrator - yet she never puts pencil (or ink or pen) to paper. She is, however, a master of Photoshop. She takes images and then uses layers (often hundreds of layers) to compose images of mythical creatures and fairy tale scenes. Jack Dragon 3 (Source https://lorenacarrington.com/artwork/#jp-carousel-830) These compositions are used to … Continue reading The Illustrated Story Workshop
Snapshots of Armidale: Mt Duval Summit Walk.
Last weekend I walked to the summit of Mt Duval (cue applause). “Summiting” a mountain sounds like a grand, epic adventure. Walking to the top of Mt Duval was a pleasant day walk. A few sections challenged my lungs a little, but all in all, it was an easy, gradual climb through open eucalypt forest, … Continue reading Snapshots of Armidale: Mt Duval Summit Walk.