Happy Christmas

Wishing everyone all the best for the festive season, may the light be with you! A selection of the Christmas lights on 4th Street in Berkeley California and after “Starwars” in London….  Now we’re looking out at Snowdonia (Wales) in the rain looking at all those lovely summer skies from home! Still hoping for snow… Continue reading Happy Christmas

Hey You!

this blogging thing has been a revelation to me… For one who has always hidden behind my paintings its been something of a ‘coming out’. Its thrown up some challenges, exposures and opened up a whole new world. But surprisingly I have to say, I’m liking it, and I’m humbled… Its incredible to see how… Continue reading Hey You!

Leftover Flying

“Big Skies”- Wairarapa, 300x900mm, oil on canvas, $4,500 The birds don’t alter Space They reveal it. The sky never fills with any leftover flying… ~ Li-Young Lee     (from Spiritual Ecology) “Incoming Storm” – Island Bay Wellington, 600x900mm, oil on canvas, $6,250 see more of my paintings at: http://www.ianhamlin.co.nz

Like we own the place

Back for a few weeks in paradise. The geckos have taken over the cabins. They silently accommodate to our presence, (well maybe just the occasional chunnering in the night), and it makes me stop and think about how we swan in like we own the place. Radically altering their living space for our comfort. They… Continue reading Like we own the place