As iconic as the Koala and the Kangaroo – yes it is Vegemite. This savory spread is beloved by most Australians and is a rich source of Vitamin B. And while my family has lived in the USA for more than 25 years, there hasn’t been a time when we have been without a jar […]


Little Skills Builders for the containers in containment series, the sequel! Marmite versus Vegemite, is there any basis for comparison? They have become comfort foods to entire generations: they exist in some form, in every culture across the globe. Most Brits favor Marmite, Aussies favor Vegemite, for Americans there’s peanut butter, maybe crunchy or smooth […]


Have been attending a portrait session each week for a couple of months now.  Very challenging, love the concentration time and not every week produces a good painting.  Here is a sample of some that I worked on a little once I returned to the studio.  I tend to refine for a couple of days […]