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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.

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Snowy Watercolour

Inspired by the snow and the Rocky Mountains, I painted a little watercolour a few weeks ago. The feedback was...
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Snowy Watercolour

Downtown Calgary

One of our first exploration trips took us into the heart of Calgary. We hadn't planned anything specific--it was a...
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Downtown Calgary

Book Review – The Strange

Now, by this time you know how I feel about this series. I've reviewed both The Babylon Eye and The...
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Book Review – The Strange

What’s Different – Calgary Edition

Freshly landed in Germany, I did a post comparing the most obvious differences between Johannesburg and Mülheim an der Ruhr....
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What’s Different – Calgary Edition

Inktober 2018

So, amid the craziness of packing to move from Toronto to Calgary, I also participated in Inktober 2018. I didn't complete...
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Inktober 2018

What’s Up With Your Writing?

Cross-country move aside, this has been at the top of the FAQ pile in my life lately. So let's talk...
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What’s Up With Your Writing?

Writing favourites

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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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Easy Tutorials

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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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Hello 2018

Welcome back! I lost touch with the blog for a […]

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Visit to Reptilia Zoo

It’s no secret that Kayla is a serious lover of […]

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Visit to Werden

On Ascension Day, we hopped a train to Werden. This […]

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Glitter Waves

I’ve been playing around with filming. In my far past […]

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From Beethoven to Burg Castle

On the last full day of our vacation, we drove […]

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Oh, it’s Monday…

And I’m supposed to blog. Folks, I’m going to ask […]

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Moving On

I guess now that the affected parties have been notified, […]

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Art

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