bits and pieces in pen and paint

A little R&R

We have escaped Sydney for a little winter break – and some down time together after my long stay in Munich. The destination? A remote lighthouse keeper’s cottage on the far south coast of NSW.

With virtually no phone or internet connection, all we had to fill our time was …watching the regular parade of whales pass by the point, enjoying the lolling of the young fur seals off the rocks, wandering amongst the heath and rocks around the cottage, touring the lighthouse with our expert host and resident caretaker, spotting sea eagles and kestrels, catching sight of wombats and wallabies, cooking, eating and reading. Strangely, the four days passed effortlessly – what a fabulous place!

Ah yes, there was one more thing to do…here are the sketches I managed to squeeze in amongst our action packed agenda:





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