Evening magic!

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The last couple of evenings, the garden has been magical.  Fireflies took over the wild and crazy chaos and twinkled everywhere at once.  I sat on the steps and watched enchanted.  What a show!  After a long delighted while I went in to draw and paint the moment.  The pilot in me added the little wings at the feet, because, even fairies need a rudder to fly through the night!

Some Musiikki sketches

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It has become a hang out for me when I am in Kingston.  A place to sit and sketch surrounded with some of the loveliest people in the city.  Monday nights they host a fabulous Jazz band who welcome other musicians to join them in the tiny place that serves for a stage.  Musiikki is more bar than cafe, whiskey bar actually, but they serve coffee and tea and chocolate.   I just sketch and I love that I am not alone with the sketch pad.

Charley Brown’s nostalgia

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Just a few sketches from Charley Brown’s  in Bangkok where I loved to sit and sketch,  ate some great Mexican food, had superb service and great conversations, although maybe not that deep… the red wine was really nice!

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L’été enfin l’été!

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Long live the dandelion!  Always beautiful, full of promise.  They are summer, all bright yellow, bursting through the fledgling green of spring to reflect the sunshine. Dandelions are a healing plant: root, leaf and flower, but most of all, all that yellow is a healer for the winter weary soul.