Sunday, September 27, 2009

Painted sculptures

I've been installing my latest painted sculptures in the garden at Eggsentric It's starting to look like a fair ground, makes me smile though.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Guilty as charged

I like!!

click here for miranda's website, or see & take a pic of yrself standing on/beside/behind/next to the "eleven heavy things" @ venice biennale until november 22nd this year

From happy famous artists site

Tuesday, September 22, 2009


Sure I've been out sailing. Couple of times in the last week. The sea is getting that sparkly, summer look and the fish are biting. I love the islands offshore, stacked up like pancakes ready to topple over. The penguins are cute in groups of two or three fishing in the swell and the horizon beckons like a siren on the rocks.

Why is it that I always get this leaving feeling?

Friday, September 18, 2009

Play with words

We played our third night of four last night of '12 Angry Men' to another full house (OK we can only fit 90 punters in our little theatre). It seems to be received well. Looking forward to the final performance party tonight, it's been a long 3 months to be angry!

Wednesday, September 16, 2009


SOMEONE is trying to throw Venus into the moon this morning!

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Committed for life (NO)

I'm having an interesting life. But if you are looking for a 9-5 man who will wait 35 years for his gold watch I wouldn't look in this direction.
My many professions. Does being paid for what you do make it a profession?

Farmer ........Dairy, pigs, beef, milking goats, poultry
Portable sawmill owner & operator
Fish factory owner
Concrete water tank builder
Actor.....Film, television, theatre
Logging contractor
Artist........Sculptor, painter, collage
Art teacher
Cooking teacher

Who knows what the next 10 years will bring.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Curve Ball (ball coming)

I'm having fun! What are you doing?

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Creativity lost

I have always bemoaned my lack of talent which is made up for by dogged persistence. But now I come to think of it, I can't lose my creativity like so many artists, if I never had it in the first place. Watch this space for "Still sculpting at 90". It's not that far away!

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Piano Men

So now we have Piano M(a)en the ultimate in frustration to paint inside and out! Maybe too much white but I ain't going to paint them again!

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Paintbrush blues

Never in a 1000 years did I think after cutting, sanding, glueing and nailing my sculptures together I would be painting each little piece of wood....twice! Undercoat and topcoat. I haven't got room to store them inside so the wood is weathering which looks good on some but dowdy on others. I hope I am doing the right thing!!

As usual I have my next big project on my mind but I must finish present projects or it will all get out of hand. Oh to have lotsa little assistants.