Tuesday, April 14, 2009

A tribute to Frank

And so the end is near...!!! That's it , the last day of freedom nearly over. And have I enjoyed myself...?? Damn right I have, lol. Even though I am stuffed with a sinusy head cold, which I had mistaken for a hangover days ago. Should have known better.

I spent most of the day lounging around blog hopping. I normally only have the time to quickly whip through my main ones, but once I got started today I just couldn't stop. There is such a wealth of talent out there it is amazing and it is fab that there are so many sharing people. I have always been a big believer in "passing it on". Its nice to be sometimes given a bit of recognition, but on the whole , art is art and there for the enjoying. Don't get me wrong, I still feel that you should always give credit to the artist or tutor that you experienced it/learnt with. If we all pass our knowledge around it will come back to us in plenty of other ways. About a third of my students are tutors who go on to teach many other students, and although it would be nice to be "mentioned" I am well aware that a lot of the time that is not the case. But does it stop me teaching..?? Not one iota.. what goes around , comes around and long may it continue.

Had another Maisie day today. She is a real tomboy and always has to do exactly as her dad. 2 mins before I took this picture she was also pretend nail gunning the new fence.

Here she is measuring the wood for the next piece.

We planted some leftover pansies into her little house. Not sure if they will grow or drown though. There are no drainage holes in this window box and she waters them every 10 mins lol.

After all her hard work she was filthy and dropped straight into the bath, worn out. Doesn't she look angelic...??

5 mins after this she threw the biggest tantrum. Crying ,kicking and screaming!!!

There was a little girl
who had a little curl
Right in the middle of her forehead.
When she was good
She was very very good
And when she was bad
She was horrid.

Just about summed her up today...!!!

Look what I found at home in the cupboard. My "in reserve" set of Karisma pencils. Love em, love em, love em. These will be getting some serious journaling use.

Mind you, look how gorgeous they look. That's always been my problem. They cost me sooooo much that it was always a shame to use them. Watch this space (cough cough ).

So what better way to end my jollies than with my favourite things.

A girly magazine.
Baileys and cream on ice
and of course
The ubiquitous dark chocolate toffees.
If nothing else I did it "My Way" lol

Laters mateys xx


Michelle said...

Enjoy your last day off.
Masie looks so cute, I bet she tires you out. :-)
Look forward to seeing what wonderful creations you come up with when you are back to work.
Michelle xx

Kath Stewart said...

oh you look as though you had a great time off....hope the sniffles get better soon.
Big Hugs Kath xxxxx

Anneliese said...

enjoy your last day off ... you certainly deserve it ! .. you never stop !! take care
Anneliese x

Traceyr said...

So glad you enjoyed your last day fo the holidays. I still have until Monday - then back to school.


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