Taiwan Illustrations

It seems like I only ever update this blog now whenever I come back from a trip! This summer was my first time visiting Taiwan! Apart from the overwhelming heat and one typhoon, it was a splendid time of eating, manoeuvring through Taipei’s bustling streets,  and gazing at gorgeous scenery. Would I go back? Absolutely!…

Snippets of BC and Alberta

I recently returned from a lovely trip to Kelowna, British Columbia with a friend and we were certainly not disappointed with the beautiful views of this province! I always prefer painting in the moment rather than from photographs, because of all the other sensory details I am able to record and take in as I work.…

Parc National de Jacques Cartier

The past few days have been quite busy! I managed to see the Farmer’s Market by the Vieux Port, the beautiful old train station, Place Royale (a UNESCO Heritage Site), The Museum of Civilization, and walk along the boardwalk in front of Château Frontenac. Today, I visited the beautiful Jacques Cartier National Park for the second time in 4…

Summer Freedom

  I am so excited to have finished my second year of teaching! And what a blessed year it has been. I know I haven’t been making a lot of blog posts this year about school, but I have been savouring every special moment that has passed since I began last August. My kids have finished…

Why Autumn is Awesome

I went to the farmer’s market today with a dear friend and we ate all sorts of delightful foods. We had meat pies, galettes, homemade potato chips, pumpkin fudge, Saskatoon berry pie, and we downed it all with a hearty dose of freshly squeezed carrot apple juice. Mmm! As we walked around the market, we…