Here and out there in Murwillumbah

 Have you ever visited Murwillumbah? No? It’s a small town in the far north of New South Wales – gorgeously lush and with the Tweed River flowing through it. 

When you stay with friends and they are busy in the morning doing this and that, it is a great time to sit and admire and remember the view with a sketch. This is from their back porch.

This is what I wanted to remember:

– The size of the magnolias remind me of the warmth and generosity of heart I felt through the conversations with various people I met over the weekend.

– The wire gate, fence, timber parts gathered from here and there reused creatively to make spaces for guinea pigs and chickens.

– And out there, in the wider landscape there are cane fields and mountain backdrops. 

Thank you Leah, Neroli, Ena, Reuben and all your delightful friends.

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9 thoughts on “Here and out there in Murwillumbah

  1. Yes, I’ve been there, in late 2003, making a holiday-break journey after a harrowing three years, lifewise, healthwise and emotionalwise. I like the friendly vibe there, of its people and the physical environment and climate. Wish I lived there, to be frank! Along with Bangalow, if I could afford it!! I like your painting of the magnolia with the gate, it has an olde worlde look to it that I like.

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