Quirky Kyne

Creative Family Director | Artist | Painter | Writer | Overbearing Mother | Wacky Wife | Traveller | Dream Wrangler | Nature Lover

A New Addition to the Family

A few days ago, a very upbeat little chap was brought home. Yes, we don’t have enough dogs. Even a kennel never has enough dogs. Though now we seem to have become The Kennel. Now we each have a dog, so no more jealousy; though there is a tad of envy between the dogs as …

Continue reading

May 4th

This year, Denmark celebrates 75 years of liberation from the Second World War. The German Capitulation was declared on the evening of the 4th of May 1945. Candles are lit yearly to commemorate this, gracing the windowsills of every Danish home. Flags are then raised on the 5th of May to celebrate the end of …

Continue reading

The Art of Respect and Good Memories (In Isolation)

This is a tough one; particularly as things start to break down. But respecting The Space, The Person and The Me, allows the good vibe of (human) decency to settle and be absorbed. From self-respect to respecting another’s privacy, this is definitely worth struggling for. I want my children to get up, make their beds, …

Continue reading

The Art of Keeping Busy (In Isolation)

Our family is in a rather strange situation. (Again). I normally prefer to work (painting) in isolation, and now here I am in the ideal position yet unable to even get the colours mixed. My studio sits empty, the dust layers mounting. Our children have internet home-schooling. Thank Whatever for that, as it keeps them …

Continue reading

The Art of Contact (In Isolation)

Contact – Without the contact: It’s not that difficult in our age of technology. Pick up the phone, send a text, email, a good joke, a photograph of your day, especially to those who really are alone. As my mother-in-law always says: “There is always someone worse off than yourself.”  Me: Where? I live so …

Continue reading