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Friday, September 28, 2012

I adore the changing and magical inbetweeness of the seasons , autumn is so stunning right now , so precious in its moments of light and colour and temporality......to be enjoyed now !

....early morning on the way to the market , last saturday (blessed as I was by this sight)
loving this book !

The Earth Spirit
its ways,shrines and mysteries
John Michell
Thames and Hudson 1975
the only truth is love (Ostara and her swan)
marker on gesso on antique book covers
Ostara and the deer
marker on gesso on antique book covers

You are in my heart 
vintage ceramic plates and marker

Last night I was at the opening of a group exhibition animals everwhere that I exhibited in as part of the Westport Arts Festival
....new alchemy works in the studio today
margot fonteyn
how I adore that swan headdress

Monday, September 24, 2012

my drawing !






alkonost
ink on antique paper 



Gods and Monsters of Tomorrow is a book of poetry, short stories and artwork by 22 Irish-based authors and artists.

Friday, September 21, 2012

 letter to Roisin
the beloved object
Mayo County Library
2009

I am feeling a little brighter and optimistic in my studio , I will post my new work when its ready.
Thanks be to Goddess of Deers , the moon and sun and my friends.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

the days after the new moon ....



Konstantin Somov
1908 

sheilas new clothes from me 
thank you dear sheila who visits me every year from America like a precious beautiful bird,surprises me and  finds perfect pieces for herself that you 'd swear I had made just for her (maybe thats true)

I am struggling with a lot of new changes and finding my confidence very low and all at sea. The life of a creative person is such , it is like being in withdrawal when the work wont come , all I can do is to keep trying. In the interim here is some of my world , the positive bits anyway. 

Monday, September 10, 2012

towards the new moon .....



                                      



1* going back to life drawing class next week ....yipee !
2*vintage mail art ,bought recently in london (from soweto 1970)
3*me practicing the art of being in the moment :)
4* golden oldie , me in my studio , about 6 years ago holding frozen tears......
5* some of my things.

Friday, September 07, 2012

new directions

 studio
 al buraq
 alkonost
she was always a free spirit
ink and transfer on board
2009 

disappearing drawings

busy applying for exhibitions and stuff, just feel I want to step it up a bit now.

Sunday, September 02, 2012

change is upon us.....

 me yesterday at my very quite market stall
 a few of my favourite "bits of silliness"I got in england.
 an interesting find in a charity shop , it is from 1981 the designer julie shearer and its complete , the colours are so beautiful
 my 1960 shell book of animals (all of them ALL TOGETHER)is fascinating me , I really really love it.
today was SO so so so so so so beautiful,and I could not stop looking at my marigolds and cockscombs together in the orange enamel jug.


well I am back , sort of .........
looking and finding my way , very slowly , there is so much going on here that its hard to focus.
I aim to remain serene and present and take it from there (ever hopeful hee hee )
oh this video is well worth watching.
Paul Buchanen of the Blue Nile , his first ever  solo record mid air.....
listen listen