2014 : Sunburnt Country


I wasn’t tempted to recreate a European Christmas Tree, in fact I’d always thought that those traditional images didn’t suit Australia at all. Instead I looked at my own interior space and compared that with the landscape outside and let those two factors determine my style & direction.

Sydney Flower Markets: 5.am

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I came out from the flower markets armed with long sinewy tortured Willow, a bunch of cut Spruce and a bunch of Holly.

Closely followed by cheap bangles, gold baubles, strings of silver beads and good old fishing line from the inner city suburb of Glebe, often known as ‘bohemian and book wormish’ because it has everything from Chakras to Chavez.

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My Christmas Card Design.

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And digitally printed in the nick of time.

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Glorious Sunflowers and Succulents greeted us for a late Christmas Lunch.

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Variations on the theme for Christmas Presents.

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Now ” NYE ” awaits us…