I am so excited and honoured to be mentioned in PADIs quarterly publication of “The Undersea Journal”. Many thanks to CEO and President Drew Richardson for recognizing me in the scuba community—a wonderful community that warmly supports one another in their efforts to become better, safer divers with an acute consciousness of Earth’s environmental needs.Continue reading “Honoured in the Undersea Journal!”
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Yellowline Arrow Crab
A guest appearance in coming children’s book “Sophie and Max Show Some Ocean Love”. Bloodworms harmlessly swarm to my dive lights sometimes, just as insects in the summertime swarm to a street lamp. These little guys make an excellent meal for the yellowline arrow crab, who braved my dive lights to take advantage of thisContinue reading “Yellowline Arrow Crab”
GoodReads winners and FREE Kindle eBook
I’ve just finished packing up my Goodreads Giveaway contest packages for the winners! Congratulations to Nyala, Judith, Heather and Pat. Your signed copies are on their way! I hope your little ones will enjoy them. Still waiting on a shipment of personalized books that have the first interior page filled with photos of 64 ofContinue reading “GoodReads winners and FREE Kindle eBook”
Hermit Crabs Are Pretty Cool
While the hermit crab is not a leading character in my book, she is present at the beginning of the story, quietly hanging out in a bottle cap instead of a shell. As with the other creatures in my story, I got this inspiration from real life. Below is my illustration used in children’s storyContinue reading “Hermit Crabs Are Pretty Cool”
Octopus in a cup!
Children’s book “Sophie and Max Show Some Ocean Love” was inspired by both my experiences scuba diving, and underwater videos that have touched my heart. Below is one of the videos that inspired Sophie and Max to help a little octopus on their dive of discovery. Shared by Pall Sigurdsson: while diving in Indonesia, diversContinue reading “Octopus in a cup!”
Join my launch team for children’s book “Sophie and Max Show Some Ocean Love” (release date April 22, 2021)! Sophie takes Max on a dive of discovery to show him how our trash impacts our ocean and the marine life living there. Together they rescue three critters from our debris, and Max falls in loveContinue reading “Update”
Enter “Sophie and Max Show Some Ocean Love” Goodreads Giveaway
I am so happy and proud to have this book available as of May 4. Not only that, but I have a giveaway promotion for 4 signed copies on Goodreads, so if you are a Goodreads user, by all means go ahead and enter for a chance to win one (for Canadian and U.S. residents).
Alphabet Words Memory Game
A new alphabet word game! 52 cards, and the letters (upper case and lower case), need to be matched to the corresponding picture and word. Print out the free downloadable cards on stiff cardstock, cut (a straight cutter makes it easier), and laminate to make them last longer! I only used a cardstock without laminatingContinue reading “Alphabet Words Memory Game”
When you open a book, you open up a whole new world! This poster took me 22 hours and 21 minutes to create in Procreate, a drawing application for iPad users. Colour this new (abstract) poster in your own favourite colours! I am trying out a new app from “Colorscape” that converts your pictures intoContinue reading “Whale poster”
Whale Poop and You!
It’s not only a fun thing to say, but whale poop has plenty to do with us and the health of our environment – really! Whale poop actually helps the plankton that floats near the ocean’s surface to flourish, and all that tiny plankton is responsible for more than half of the fresh oxygen weContinue reading “Whale Poop and You!”