March 31, 1866 was the last time North America saw this eclipse, known as the blue blood moon. The Southern Hemisphere has a more recent viewing: December 30 1982. Still, that is a long wait either way! Moon Inspired Colors…. check. Details….check. My television, the Southern Sky. Inked blue, the nightContinue reading “Colors of a blue blood Moon”
The faces we see. Passing us by. On the walls, crouched in canoes, rising tall as totems. More faces, mirrored in the deep ebony ponds.Perhaps, even a few faces planted somewhere in the gardens. What a wonderful joy to find faces in the Cloud Dome at the Gardens by the Bay. It is …… SingaporeContinue reading “Gardens by the Bay: Face Time”
Where might you see art in Singapore? Two words…. “its everywhere!” I didn’t expect fascinating art creations, sculptures, installations, etc. to literally be around each street corner in Singapore. That was, A Surprise. It was fun, to see artsy things pop up around pretty much where ever I looked. Art SingaporeContinue reading “Finding Art… in Singapore”
Where do you go, for serenity? The quiet respite, can be found along the soft sandy shores. The sounds of gulls and incoming waves, play like a melody in your mind.
Good things are coming – just you wait
Watercolor Secret….. It is simple and Quick! Just allow your loaded up watercolor brush to lightly ‘kiss’ the paper surface. Think of your paper as if it were a delicate butterfly wing you don’t wish to damage. But to – merely touch with the gentlest of touches. That is it. Nothing complicated, just simple. Continue reading “Watercolor Secret, its in the ‘kiss’”
I pulled over into the nature reserve’s parking bay. Quickly glancing down at my watch, 7:08 am, (just double checking.) Mentally going through my morning checklist. Organising the sequence of events. Wondering if I, really, should be taking this time. Should I, be using this time to enjoy, a short walk on the calm side.Continue reading “Walk on the Calm Side: 55 minutes”
A walk? No. It wasn’t, what it was, was a brief 7 minute sit down. But utterly completely, there. 3 days in a row, sneaking and stealing the time. Mind Fully There Work, shops, tasks. Driving. Drivers who provide an endless treasury of resource material for posts. Deciding I need to take a recess.Continue reading “Here, I am….”
The Lily. Loveliness of form, lithe and ever so long lasting. Many might shun this most elegant of flowers. Thinking of mortality. I never do. The Arum lily, Calla lily. Or “Zante de schia aethiopica” a flower originating from Southern Africa. I guess many now, associate this glorious flower with sadness and mourning.Continue reading “Just…. daydreams”
Bold Cocky Prussian blue. Ultramarine blue, Gold. There is a both a Power and a fragility that draws our eye….