Ramsgate, Australia

In 1969, I enrolled in the “Art Teachers Conversion Course”. It was my first experience of formal art lessons. Soon other...

Joined RedBubble to show the world my art (oil painting) but, I guess typical of my age group, I indulged in anecdotes about my teaching career, Dutch background, life in Sydney, love of the beach (naturally).
And so, I do that right here. But, of course, I hope you appreciate my painting.


Please visit my original Ozcloggie bubble , to view my paintings and drawings.

Thoroughly enjoyed meeting a variety of people who came to my “remembering – an anthology” exhibition!
During 37 years as a chalkie, I have accumulated a lot of good memories and a lot of memorabilia, including these
and these


  • Age: 74
  • Joined: November 2007


The Netherlands - in progress

Captured when the 5-year project was nearing its conclusion and the “Echoes from the Past” including the marionettes, the shadow boxes and this wall-hanging were nearly ready for display………
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As time keeps going by........

……what a unique event it turned out to be. / The Maroubra Bay High School Reunion, at Randwick Race Course. / * / NOW looking forward to being ‘taken’ to Hazelhurst , along with the other ‘clients’ of I.R.T. Homecare !!! / * / Feeling ‘cheeky’ because it’s not new to me! Have been attending art classes there for a number of years now. ( “…
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As one "tulip under the gum tree", I agree with the petition.

“Minister Donner wants to revoke Dutch passports from those who obtain a foreign passport and to make it more difficult to reacquire a Dutch passport. / However, Dutch identity and loyalty to the Netherlands is not lost upon acquiring a dual citizenship, something that is often done purely for practical reasons. / Dutch citizens abroad are ambassadors for the Netherlands and promote Dutch i…
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But wait.........more "connections"...........Nimbin, Art, Dutchness, .....

Was particularly drawn in by today’s SBS Radio-Dutch program. / There was further explanation regarding the move to take away dual citizenship, by the Dutch government and the person who was ‘featured’ today, to talk about why she lives where she lives, was Suzanne Visser and she lives in Nimbin. / I first heard about Nimbin from a colleague, when I was in my first years of teac…
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