The Feeling Was Mutual

December 9th, 2017

Taking Off

December 3rd, 2017

Ecstatic to have just seen Julie Taymor’s Magic Flute at the Metropolitan Opera. And heard it too! Sublime

You know how it is. Certain people seem to bring out your best qualities. That’s the way I feel about this group of cushions that I stare at a lot as they sit on the sofa together. I like the conversations between them

Just the Two of Us

November 30th, 2017

My beloved and I standing by the door getting ready to go out. On Halloween I should add. Just after a bit of terrorism which only made me more determined to have a giddy good time.

Have You Heard of Soutine?

November 28th, 2017

I never had. Turns out he is a wonderful painter who influenced so many painters I adore, like Bacon and Modigliani. We saw a wonderful exhibit in London of portraits of hotel employees. And now we have our very own print in our very own house in this over-the-top frame. Ooh la la

Feeling Out of Place

November 19th, 2017

Mixing Money and Blood

November 16th, 2017

From a series of images that relate to some family history:

My great grandfather’s sister Emily was told she had to marry her brother’s business partner—who otherwise could not be trusted.

Did I mention the man lived in Australia?

Glove Love

November 16th, 2017

More from the series of images about some family history. My grandfather’s grandfather made a fortune selling gloves. He rose from humble beginnings as an apprentice to his brother.

Right around when Charles Darwin was shaking things up gloves were a wonderful way to show how un-animal you were. (Probably why Micky Mouse wears them.)

Family Planning

November 15th, 2017

Another image in the series about Emily a long ago relative.

Gutted

November 14th, 2017

This is how I’m feeling on a day I learned some tragic news .

30 1/2  x 33 1/2 inches neoprene mounted on wallpaper  in hand carved wooden frame

30 1/2 x 33 1/2 inches
neoprene mounted on wallpaper in hand carved wooden frame