Christmas decor can be serious business for some of us. Heritage homes, like the one I live in, lend themselves to over-the-top decorating. I spend a lot of time decorating […]
My sister in law bought our Welshie a “seasonally-appropriate”outfit and judging by the look on her face I don’t know if she’s too impressed.
John Walters third house was his most elegant and his last home. He was to suffer many losses.Check out the photos of the last house.
Recently I did a workshop for the City of Edmonton’s “This Old Edmonton House. These workshops are for homeowners of houses that were built more than 50 years ago. The speakers at […]
Most of us are way too attached to our things and separating ourselves from objects that we feel are so much a part of our identity can be very difficult.
Question: If you could travel back to any time in history, and to any place – city or country, where would you go? Would you be in an urban or […]
For many of us, drawing with coloured pencils was a right of passage when we were young. Some of us braved that blank white sheet of paper and did our own […]
With Halloween just around the corner I thought I would share a story I read in a magazine some years back about how antiques absorb energy. It still gives me […]
About a year ago I was teaching a course called “Building a Career as a Visual Artist” for the U of A’s fine arts certificate program when two students began […]
Nostalgia in my life is not relegated only to my passion for old houses but what I eat too. Last month our community held its annual Highlandia festival with plenty […]