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Wowee . . . Features

Last week, over a period of about five days, I had four images Featured. one of them twice! I was surprised and thrilled BUT when I woke up and logged onto RB this morning, I found that I had FOUR images featured in one day, three of them in the one group.

I’m absolutely thrilled to bits. I’m still pinching mysel!

Todays features, in Roses Grow on You, are:


Sun Streak
by Jan Clarke

2. One of my avourite photos

by Jan Clarke


Time to smell the rose
by Jan Clarke

And the last one is an abstract, featured in Digital Abstracts & Patterns

Boredom Curved
by Jan Clarke

Last weeks Features are:

Twirling ripples
by Jan Clarke

2. This photo is not only one of my favourite photos, it’s very special to me. This is the one that was featured twice

Pure thought
by Ja

Sojie 21 - May 2013. My image was Nominated!


Heels HDR
by Jan Clarke


   Join me at the Juried Invitational Exhibition…

I am very excited to have my art selected, from over 73000 works of art, to exhibit in SoJie 21. SoJie 21 takes its name from the first letters of Solo’s Juried Invitational Exhibition. This month is the 21st one; and 77 other artists, besides myself, are represented.

Winners of the invitational will be announced on May 29th, when a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded in three categories: digital art, photography, and traditional art.

Non members, as well as members, ARE welcome to view all of the work nominated. So I hope that you will click the show banner, above, and follow the link to view my fellow exhibitors. The works are …


Do you like classical orchestral performances? Watch this and follow through (6 parts and the final) to the final performance in the Royal Albert Hall last year.

I was impressed, fascinated, and intrigued. I enjoy orchestral performances – my dad used to be a part-time usher at a number of venues throughout Melbourne when we were kids and I was lucky enough to be taken with him sometimes.



I'm rich!

Not exactly, but getting that e-mail and notification in my Activity Feed to tell me that I’d sold a card still gave me a bit of a thrill. Many thanks to the unknown buyer who purchased a card of Copper Gem Challenge. I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed making it.

Yay! Finally . . .

After about 5 days without any internet connectiion, I’m back on air thanks to my son who came out just a little while ago and got me going again!

Some how or other the cabling between my computer and the modem had become damaged, although how that happened with the cable being in the wall, I don’t know.

I was going nuts, so I’m very glad to be back here on RB and on the internet in general.

Thanks, Jason, I appreciate you taking some of your precious spare time to come and fix your old mum’s computer problems.

(The adventures of) Widowhood - Part 4

Life is interesting, fun, frustrating, and learning what I can’t do, well, that drives me up the wall at times. I think the biggest problem I have would have to be mowing. Between my hands and Melbourne’s changable weather, I’ve learnt that I can only do it in bits and pieces at a time. When I managed to get about half of it done last weekend, gee, was I pleased with myself! But, ohhhhhhhh mumma, did I pay for it in pain afterwards! Oh well, I got the most important bits done and it looks good.

Winows need washing. That’s not a drama, I’ve done that before without any problems. And my broom is a bit grubby, too. Fill the bucket with warm water and detergent, grab the broom, and wash away. Now I have a clean broom and clean windows but, again, hands a…

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