Never Be Bullied Into Mediocrity!

Portrait art by Marina Kim

This morning Tim and I had a dog walk together. I relayed to him my bed-time booster conversation with Alina the night before: “When people think about Alina, the word which springs to mind is Power. Power. Power of brain, muscle power, power of imagination, memory… You are powerful, Alina.” I do this remedial conversations […]

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Me and My Girls

Artist Marina Kim with the portraits of her children

This February half-term we didn’t go anywhere, and while my girls were home and the light was good, I bribed them to sit for the portraits. After all, last time I painted them was at least a couple of years ago, and I never painted them from life, always from photos. Now that they are […]

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