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feeling wonky!

Hi beautiful peeps! I've just signed up for Blogtoberfest and you can too by clicking the little link somewhere over there on the right....I'm not even sure how it all works yet but I can feel a giveaway coming on and it also means that I'm making a commitment to blog every day this month which means you'll be getting the good, bad and the ugly and today I'm totally feeling like a mixture of all three...I dont really want to go into it suffice to say that I'm in a seriously self doubting mood and I'm just going to have to ride it studio feels like a good place to hide today I think...both of the girls are working at their weekend jobs, Marco's waiting for the wind to pick up so he can go kite surfing and me, well I think I'll just go and dip some fingers in some paint. Here's a fun exercise you might like to try! Find an image from a mag or an online royalty free site...grid it up! On a clean piece of paper place the dots as if you'r

Dont let your song go la la la!!!!!

Now that I know how to embed videos in my blog I thought I should probably post this little video I made of some of my work from over the past 12 years. Hope you enjoy! That's me singing too and I know I keep that pretty quiet but Marco and I are working on a new CD with the gorgeous Ged and Syd and we're aiming to release it towards the end of the year... Hopefully by then I will have figured out how to make some videos to go along with our music :) Just wanted to share for those of you on your own creative journey that it has, for me, not all been easy to let my voice be heard. I sang for years in my bedroom, in the shower, busting out in the house when no one was around...singing along to mums Dolly Parton records (Jolene, Jolene, Jolene,Joleeeeeeene...I'm begging of you please dont take my man!)and memorising all the words to Grease when I was 12... but it wasn't unt

What the world needs now is more crazy dancing , laughter and a whole lot of love!

"In the Lap of Comfort" acrylic and mixed media on plywood 30x30cm by Tracy Verdugo $225 Saw this a few months back and then again today on my friend Donna Heart's blog and just had to share...sometimes we just all need to lighten up, find our silly side and let the giggles and kookiness out..its contagious! Tell the truth I've been feeling a little kooky lately...painting very loosely and without a care...watching little creatures emerge from my work on their own volition, feeling a bit like Alice in Wonderland......Isn't it fun!!! "The Wonderment of Other Worlds" acrylic and mixed media on plywood 30 x30cm by Tracy Verdugo $225 Have a lovely whimsical week and dont forget to do a silly dance or two and let the giggles fly! Here's one more of my fave dance videos just for good measure! "Who are YOU?" said the Caterpillar. This was not an encouraging opening for a conversation. Alice replied, rather shyly, "I--I hardly kn