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Sunday 21st October

This is Wilson he is such a spunk!

One of the best holidays I have had was in the Pacific Islands crusing around all the Islands. It has infulenced my work a lot and if I had to choose a subject that was my favourite to paint it would Pacific style. I would love to live there and would be very happy living in a home on a white sandy beach. I love the rawness of the Island lifestyle.
I found all the art work I saw there was special as I don't think the artists had lessons on how to paint and they were painting from the heart. I find paintings with spirit just have that little bit extra more!

For the past few days I have been drawing on a black pad with gold pen and I'm really happy with them and hope to use the drawings in my paintings. I thought it might be nice to enter them into the wanganui review next year as something different. I have also been thinking about entering a photo.

Last night we got woken up again by the boys downstairs this time it wasn't by music they had a big rumble and it sounded like a bull in a china shop. Swearing and screaming for about 20 mins, not a nice way to be woken up in the middle of the night. I wish the landlord would just find someone else to rent the space out to.
I went and picked up Zac yesterday and took him for a drive in the car he thought it was Lighting McQueen, it was so cute. We went to the market and they had a brass band playing so we had a wee boggie it was a great morning.
It was a rainy cold day and I did some work on www.wanganui.org it looking great! And I was looking for new games for the site and got hooked on Family Feud and Jewel Quest Solitaire it was fun just to zone out for an hour! I also checked my facebook space and spent about 2 hours crusing around the site, it's got so much to do. One of my friends that I met in ChCh had posted new photos and having not seen her for over 10 years, it was so nice to check them out. She still seems the bubble fun girl I remember! I was thinking about how cool all these webspaces were for communication. I don't think I would have ever bumped into some of my friends in Wanganui the way I have over the net, it is great to be in contact so easliy. It sure has made living in a small town easier!
I just found another few art site to join www.artwanted.com and www.artifolio.com and I have been playing with www.freewebs.com what a choice place that is.
Anyway we are off to pick another car up so I better get in the shower and get cracking. I think I will go visit some of my school friends today?
Love and Light x

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