Day 35 Lockdown blog. 27/04/2020

Image: Photo,  Art shop Melbourne, Australia. 2017. A SENSE OF PROPORTION. Imposed isolation gives us time to ponder on what is important in life. The preservation of art and culture may be something to consider. Quotes come from: (Rian Hughes from the book: CULT-URE ).  ‘From a practical standpoint, art if functionally useless, -no-one ever…

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Day 32 Lockdown blog. 24/04/2020

Image: KITE LADY DANCING. 2014. Watercolour and Gouache on handmade paper. Private Collection Devon. This little painting deserves a poem and so I’ve written one today. As they say in Strictly, ‘KEEP DANCING’. DANCING. The kite lady dances on the stage, without a care she turns and spins, lost in the music that the piper plays,…

Day 31.Lockdown blog. 23/04/2020

Image: Once upon a time. Watercolour on Handmade Paper. 14 x 10 cm. 2013 CEREMONIES. Today it really struck home how important ceremonies are for our wellbeing. The Oxford Engish dictionary defines them as: (a set of) formal acts, often fixed and traditional, performed on important social or religious occasions: Ceremonies are a way of coming to terms with and celebrating fundamental milestones; births, deaths, and all…