It comes to her twofold, as Tony's great-grandfather, Conrad Beckmann, was a well-known artist in Germany in the late 1800s. Apart from illustrating many books, he was commissioned to paint some murals in the banquet hall of Wernigerode Castle ...
... which Tony and I will be visiting in a few short weeks. Excited? You bet.
All this excitement is tinged with a little sadness, however, as it means we will miss the opening of our daughter's exhibition, Awfully Pretty, in Sydney later this month.
8 Argyle Place
Millers Point (The Rocks)
Intrigued by the Awfully Pretty title? For a humorous explanation, please visit Maz's blog.
I am hoping someone will buy me an awfully pretty painting for Christmas.