A new haircut for a new year...
That's her painting of a wahine holding two koura – 'Koura Koha' above the title, the Gallery shown is the Inspirit Gallery near Hamilton.
Mum's work often incorporates Pacific and Polynesian themes inspired by her time living in the Pacific. To see more of Mum's work, visit her website or on Facebook.
So Christmas 2011 is done and dusted. Christmas lunches and dinners have been cooked and consumed several times over and now we want to go to the beach! With the exception of a windy hour or so on Takapuna beach a few days back the weather has been miserable!
It's perfectly normal for us in New Zealand to experience sunburn at Christmas, but completely foreign to those wrapped up in a northern hemisphere winter. Canadian blog Sketches & Jottings thought so anyway, posting the Santa Parade sketches from a few weeks back on their excellent blog.