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About julia

l love drawing and printmaking. I also love communicating. And I love meeting people who care about these things.

Sketchaday Series 2, Episode 5: Time to stand and stare

What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. William Henry Davies My kind of holiday is having the opportunity to absorb a landscape, without being rushed from one country to another, or … Continue reading

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Sketchaday Series 2, Episode 4: Training my Memory

I have always tried to keep a diary when on my travels, as I find it very hard to recall the day to day happenings. In my last Sketchaday series I wrote a post nearly every day, but this time … Continue reading

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Sketchaday Series 2, Episode 3: Capturing the moment

The other thing that I am trying to do during this trip, besides remembering people and situations, is to capture the landscape. This is my fourth visit to Canada, but it’s the first time I’ve seen the mountains in winter. … Continue reading

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Sketchaday Series 2, Episode 2: Drawing from Memory

After arriving at Revelstoke on Dec 14, we were caught up in a whirlwind of family activities, so I now have to choose my moments to note down a scene from each day. We take plenty of iPhone pictures, but … Continue reading

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Sketchaday Series 2: Winter in Revelstoke

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SPIN Christmas Concert

via SPIN Christmas Concert A lovely review of our Christmas concert by J V Birch. In case you didn’t know, I co-run a monthly open mic (first Wednesday in the month) for poets and musicians which usually takes place at … Continue reading

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What Fun! Big Draw Lobethal

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