Update on Rome and the Fresco

I started work on the Roman Fresco and shipped it (unfinished) to Rome ready to work on  as a demonstration piece in the shopping mall. However…

A few days before flying, I had to cancel the trip as my terminally ill Dad started to decline rapidly. It was a difficult decision as I felt I was letting everyone down, especially as there was to be a press conference on my first day there.

It was the right decision. Dad died at home on August 2nd after a difficult 10 days.

On making the decision not to go, Gillian Taylor, a friend of mine who works in PR for the Arts, offered to interview me on video to send to Rome instead of going in person. We did this and the Romans were very happy with it!

The Fresco has now been returned for me to finish and send back to Rome. I will post an image soon…

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8 Responses to Update on Rome and the Fresco

  1. Anna Cull says:

    So sorry for your loss, Jane. And sorry that it was complicated by having to make decisions about the trip to Rome. My condolences to you and your family. Anna

  2. leeannwhangarei says:

    So sorry for your loss. I’m so glad you stayed with your Dad. Please be kind to yourself over the next few months.

  3. Hilary says:

    Dear Jane,

    Deepest sympathy on your sad loss. G-d has a very strange way of making things turn out for the best. There is something amazing with relation to this around the corner and your dad is watching too. With love, Hilary.

    Sent from Hilary Lazarus 0414 442414

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  4. Jane Vorndran says:

    Oh my! What a crazy, bad episode you’ve had to endure! It’s such a tearing apart time. I am so sorry. My dad died of cancer in 2002. You think you’re ready for it but when it happens you just are not. My thoughts are with you and your family. I am So sorry!

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