• Miscellany

    We will remember you

    Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Armistice at the end of World War I. It was supposed to be the war that ended all wars. But there have been conflicts rumbling on around the world nearly continuously ever since. I attended the commemoration at the Australian War Memorial this morning and as always came home with a million thoughts whirling around. I’d like to share some with you and introduce you to my great grandfather – William St John Collier. William St John Collier My great grandfather signed on to join the 60th Battalion of the Australian Imperial Force in July 1915. Will Collier, as he was known, was…

  • Miscellany

    I’m writing again!

    It has been a long time since I had a personal blog to share my thoughts. I closed my old one about four years ago when I felt that it had run it’s course. I’ve been blogging about my art for about 12 years now, but I am feeling the itch to write about other topics again too.  I have no idea how often I will write, or even what I will write, but I do know that this is as good a place as any to practice. Sharing is caring:0