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Sunny Sunday

Well it has been a pretty full on week! Shaughan has the week off and we have been filling our days with loads of interesting things, like playing the Guitar Hero game for the Playstation. I must say I got a bit addicted to this game and had loads of fun rocking out for the few rainy days we had.

Yesterday we were down at the beach at 7am fishing, can you believe it? I had to drag myself out of bed and it took a few cups of coffee before I could think straight. We didn't catch anything but I got some great photos with the light being perfect and it was so calm.

It is always a nice morning in Wanganui on Saturday when the sun is shinning walking around the markets and talking to loads of interesting people. I bought myself a cool badge yesterday of a Tui and in the afternoon, when we took Ralph to the park, I lay under a tree with the most beautiful sounding Tui singing in it, I closed my eyes and enjoyed the moment.

I got a lovely parcel in the post from Nescafe yesterday with a mug with my painting on it and a lovely congratulations letter for making it into the top 24, with a whole lot of goodies, I was over the moon. I have to say that the people at Nescafe have a winning team and it's nice to have been involved in the cupspace competition, I am already thinking about what I'm going to do for next year. You can see the cup design that won out of the 3458 designs at http://www.cupspace.co.nz/

I was over the moon on Friday when my 'Lust' paintings were bought from Cracked Pepper Cafe. It's such a good feeling when a painting starts a new journey and it defiantly helps my Visa balance come back under its limit.

We have had heaps of people come up and hang out and I have already filled up the first video tape up on my new video camera Shaughan bought me for Xmas, watch out Peter Jackson.

The building has been started with its makeover and that is pretty exciting to see as we have been waiting for the past 3 years for it to happen! We aren't sure what colours it will be painted but I'm sure it will look better than baby blue, dull pink and white it is at the moment.

My Message for the day is: When you are willing to consult Divine guidance about everything, you are freed to let go and enjoy living.
I'd better stop and get my groove on as Shaughan keeps saying hurry up lets get out into the sunshine.
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! x x

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