A Christmas Story From Me To You

Ahh Xmas is here… Time to eat too much, drink too much, be depressed, argue with a relative or 2 perhaps… Not my fave time of year, but I’m sure if I had human children, I would think otherwise… I do have fond childhood memories of this holiday though…
My mother and I had a tradition. Right before December, we would travel slightly out of town to this German imported food store, that vaguely looked like a ginger bread house. It was there, Mamma would pick out an advent calendar for me. She would hang it on the wall in the TV room behind the couch. And Dec 1st I would stand on the couch & pry the first little door open! And there would be a tasty treat of chocolate for me! OMG! So exciting!! But when she was away, I learned how to pry the back plastic off calendar apparatus & have a months worth of chocolate all at once! I could even pop the back plastic bit back on & she would be none the wiser!! Except then I just opened empty doors for the rest of the month…
But mamma came up with a solution for me – she would count out how many days there were and put the corresponding number of dried red beans in a Ball Mason jar. So, on top of opening my empty door, I got to take a red bean out of a jar, which seems kinda lame now, but at the time, it was exciting! Since I was a greedy little monster, this went on for a few years, and how I looked forward to those jars of dried beans! Ha Ha! Hoppy Halidays! oxo gd

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Grande Dame Print Editions At Art Republic!

Legendary Print Gallery Art Republic have just added my work to their roster of artists! Wow! And they did a smashing blog post about me too! You can read it here! So honoured to be in the company of so many mega icons of the art world! WOWOWOW!!! Still a few days left to get your gifts in! Check out my gallery on their site here! Awesome! :)

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I Give Good Gift!

Apologies for my lateness, but if you are looking for a truly unique gift for a special someone this holiday season, then you must take a gander at my new offerings! First up I have a fab new print edition – Funtime Follies. Like a Pop Art Deco Party on your wall! Colorful swirls and Dancing girls! It’s Fun Fun FUN!
3funtimessm This LTD Edition Giclee print comes in 3 colors and is available in 3 sizes. Also a framing option for UK residents. All 3 look smashing together if I do say so myself! Click pix for info!
Also newly added are my Luxurious Baroque & Roll Silk Cushions! Handmade with loving care, these 16″ by 16″ cushions scream style! One part Hollywood Regency, with a dash of Versace, and a heaping of EXTRAVAGANCE!
pillies1 These cushions will add a touch of drama and opulence to any chair, sofa, bed, or chaise lounge they rest on! 65 GBP, save 10 if you buy 2! Click the pix!
candy3 Last but not least, I give you my Lucky Magic Voodoo Candle! Do you have a deep desire or wish? Then light this candle and concentrate on the flame. Watch the bouncing light illuminate the colors and wait for your dreams to come true! Hand painted in flouro acrylics. Made as always with love. Click pic!

Of course there are more items on offer, so have a peak at my Burnt Offerings Shop on Etsy! All unique items & something for everyone! Hoppy Halidays! oxo gd

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The Trip London Premiere At The One Reeler Film Club!

Ladies & Germs! The Lovely people at The One Reeler Film Club have asked to screen my short film – The Trip – at their film night next Tuesday Dec 9th at The Cinema Museum – The Old Lambeth Workhouse, Dugard Way (off Renfrew Road), Kennington, SE11 4TH London. Afterwards Ill be doing a lil Director Q & A… There will be other shorts as well and the night is a good meet up point for local film makers… Also the building is a piece of film history – “Based in a former workhouse where Charlie Chaplin lived when his mother faced destitution, the museum houses a unique collection of artefacts, memorabilia and equipment that preserves the history and grandeur of cinema from the 1890s to the present day – a treat within itself. It’s a fantastic space with a dedicated bar where we can all share a drink, grab a snack, and of course where future film collaborations can be forged!” Wow! Gonna be a fun night indeedy! Doors open at 6:30. Films start at 7:30 & run until 9:30. Then drinks, mirth, merriment & mayhem! And it’s only a £5! So Oi Londoners! Join me at The One Reelers Club Next Tues! oxo gd

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Happy 2 Year Anniversary To Me!

Wow it’s been 2 whole years since I literally fled The Big Smoke and made my way to the quiet seaside. A move, as I mentioned before that I was not 100% on… But what wonderful changes it has brought into my life. I have a great group of friends and am making new ones everyday! I still miss my London family too tho! Being here has allowed me to have the space and affordability to pursue and experiment with other artistic channels and mediums. Living right on the sea & horizon is very calming, not just for me but for my fur babies too! And yes, I am as in love with this wonderful flat today as I was 2 years ago! It is my little piece of heaven on earth. Like living in a fantasy world, except it’s not a fantasy – it’s my life! I am so blessed! Thank you Universe! oxo gd

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5 More days to Catch My Show!

GrandedameinWonderland Wow! Time flies! It’s the countdown to the end of my show… I must admit, I’m getting a bit sad about it. Wish it could stay up forever! But all good things must come to an end… If you haven’t seen it, there’s 5 more days left! So, what are you waiting for? Get down to ink_d Gallery, Brighton & check it out! Sunday Nov 30th is the last day! oxo gd

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Grande Dame Interview for Amelias Mag!

I did an interview for Amelias Mag about my obsession with Saints, My show at ink_d Gallery, my OCD, and how I like living by the seaside in merry ‘ol Hastings! There are 3 days left to help fund her amazing kickstarter project and own my original work – Saint Agatha – The Patron saint of Breast Cancer Patients, Rape Survivors, Bell Ringers, Bakers, Jewellers, Martyrs, Wet Nurses, Fire and Volcanic Eruptions! Also available in 10 – A3 size giclee ltd edition. So click the pix to read about moi! And here to check out the offer! more soon! oxogd


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