We've become caretakers of a creative legacy that goes back a
long time. For decades West Rock Park was a gathering place for creative people
in all areas of the arts. Live music performances, an art gallery, and
aboriginal dance and painting events have happened here. In aboriginal lore,
there is said to be an energy vortex within our 10-acre patch (!) that, we feel,
will influence our lives and our art.
The little cottage suits our lifestyle perfectly and the main room is a showcase
for Padma's paintings. Outside, fencing has been removed and we actually feel the
land breathing sighs of relief. Native trees will be planted in abundance, with
a vision of restoring the local habitat. There is plenty of space to present Ashika's monumental stones, (they look amazing on misty mornings).
Our pet sheep and Athol's horses are feasting on the rich grass in the back
paddocks, and the pleasure of sharing their company on our walks, is a real