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Hi, I’m Yolandie,

nice to meet you! Welcome to my little corner of the internet. I’ve been blogging for seven years and post twice a week about art, writing, life as an immigrant and even some reviews and thoughts. You see, there’s plenty we can talk about! Grab a coffee, make yourself at home and explore.


On the Blog

Newest posts

Let’s Write Confidence

It's so good to be back in the swing of things with a writing post, especially one that adds to...
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Let’s Write Confidence

Things I Don’t Understand – Canada Edition

You know, we've been living in Canada for just over a year, and there are still things we really don't...
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Things I Don’t Understand – Canada Edition

Watercolour Doodles

Sometime mid-last year, I saw a video of someone's art journal on Instagram or Facebook--I don't remember where. Anyway, this...
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Watercolour Doodles

Hello 2019

After a number of years filled with great unknowns, loads of stress, and general exhaustion after everything that had happened,...
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Hello 2019

2018 Recap

How does one start a recap post? I can tell you about the moments that made up this year. Some...
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2018 Recap

Walking on Water – Lake Louise

You'd think--after everything--we'd pretty much be sick of road trips, but you'd be wrong. Why? Well, mountains. They call to...
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Walking on Water – Lake Louise

Writing favourites

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My Novel Planning Journey

It’s Preptober! I’m not participating in Nanowrimo, but I figured […]

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Book Talk – The Physician’s Apprentice

I’ve never done a post discussing what this book is […]

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The Writer’s Supply Network

Hang around writer’s forums long enough and you’ll soon see […]

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Noob Writers Unite

I had a conversation about writing with my cousin, as […]

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Let’s Write
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Let’s Write Confidence

It’s so good to be back in the swing of […]

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Travel in Writing

Quick fact – the average horse and the average person […]

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Let’s Write Joy

If you’re here for the first time, I’ve been writing […]

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Let’s Write Fear

From a fright when the spider lands on your arm, […]

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Easy Tutorials

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Snowy Watercolour

Inspired by the snow and the Rocky Mountains, I painted […]

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Draw and Paint a Barn Owl

This tutorial is brought to you by request. 🙂 I […]

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Easy Watercolour Feathers

Since my feather banner is so popular, I figured I’d […]

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Watercolour Pencil Tricks

Yay, a tutorial, inspired by my friend Tallulah. 🙂 Before we […]

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Still want more? Have a random post

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Yes, this is a German Chronicles post on a Friday. […]

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Under Construction.

As you can tell, I’ve been working on the website. […]

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Book Review – Hard in Hightown

My little obsession with Dragon Age and the world of […]

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We’re safely back from our trip to London, of which […]

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Kaiser Animal Park

With the weather in Germany finally turning, we’ve been seeing some […]

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Vacation Day-by-Day : Aachen

Aachen is a beautiful town in Germany on the border […]

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Art

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