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Saturday 27th October

I got excited today when I got an email from the City Gallery in Wellington with their UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS. I was so happy to see form the 17th of November 2007 to the 10th of February 2008 Bill Hammond: Jingle Jangle Morning exhibition will be showing.

The City Gallery is thrilled to present this long-awaited and spectacular exhibition. Hammond's luscious palette of inky blues, his signature use of emerald green and gold and his endlessly inventive combination of anthropomorphic birds, horses and hybrid creatures offers viewers a unique insight into his work. A Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetu touring exhibition, sponsored by Ernst & Young.

City Gallery Wellington
Civic Square, Wellington, New Zealand
Ph: 04 801 3021 email: citygallery@wmt.org.nz
Open Daily 10am-5pm Free Entry

So exciting!!!!

Yesterday was cool Stefano called around and we went for a cruise in the wagon and I introduced him to the east side of Wanganui. We checked out the second hand shops and had fun rummaging threw them. I was a good girl and only bought Nessie's kids some clothes.

Ness picked us up about 4:30pm and we went to her end of year exhibition opening for the 2nd year painting students. It was good catching up with some people that I haven't seen for ages and I have my eye on one of the painters and may buy one of his pieces? I will have to take Shaughan in to have a look.
Rere pulled up as I was putting the key in the door so we headed over to the supermarket and got some food and wine and ended up having a good laugh until the early morning hours. I'm feeling just a tad tied today and can see myself having an early night.

Ness came around nice and early this morning and got me out of bed and we headed down to the market for a coffee and some food, it's a great market we have here on Saturday mornings.

I have been getting the Wanganui Art Society newsletter full of news to send out to all the members. I'm looking forward to seeing the end product. I pretty much have a free creative license, which I love! I do need to get some things from other people so it feels like a group effort. http://www.wanganuiartsociety.co.nz/

My message for the day was: Ask us our names. Then be very still and listen. The answer may come intutively, and you may get a feeling about the name or hear an inner voice say it.

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