Tag Archives: Jenny Longstaff

Finishing on a high

The final PoARTry@Olveston event was the Questions and Artists session chaired by Janet de Wagt. Take a look at the pensive, thoughtful looks on faces and you’ll realise Janet posed some interesting questions. They were ably answered by the panel … Continue reading

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Not a poetry reading but a performance

 This afternoon’s advertised poetry reading at Olveston was very misleading. The poems weren’t read, they were performed. And it was a performance of the highest standard with  Louise Petherbridge, John Watson, Joan MacDonald and Jocelyn Harris  delighting the audience with … Continue reading

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A sampling from the Gallery

Dunedin artist Kiri Mitchell’s wonderful response to my poem Dutch Girl knitting a sock which was my response to the Olveston painting Dutch Girl by Jenny Wimperis.             Dutch girl knitting a sock Our mother never wore … Continue reading

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Jenny Longstaff

Two of Jenny’s artworks are pictured below. Click on The Artists and select  Jenny Longstaff to see more examples of her artwork and find out why she needs delicate hands for her day job.  

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Flowers@Home

Olveston has been buzzing today with visitors coming specifically for the Flowers@Home event and others arriving for the house tours. Dunedin florists each chose a room and then decorated it with one, two or three floral arrangements appropriate to the … Continue reading

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