29 Jan 2017
Tags: art, creative, installation, performance, photography
Priorities are a funny thing. I just sent almost all my clothes home for art.
I found the net by the sea dragged it back and am trying to dry it so I can stuff it into a suitcase. It will be a main part of an installation performance piece I am creating. A month in Ireland with a fishing net and change of clothes all for art.
28 Jan 2017
Tags: art, beauty, clouds, ireland, photography, rainbow
Beautiful sight from out my window.
Close up. It ends in a golden cloud.
24 Jan 2017
Tags: humor, ireland, killer kows, pub, travel
Yes, there are killer kows in Ireland too. This one wanted to eat me. She kept circling my friend to get at me. I told the story at the pub that night but everyone said kows don’t eat meat. Ha! What do they know. ( actually they were dairy and sheep farmers)This one mooed and tracked me down. Here is her friend.
I stayed by the car as my friend went back to take the picture. I am very brave when it comes to hungry killer kows.
17 Jan 2017
Tags: art, Buddhist, enlightenment, Meditation, photography
I took this photograph after meditation at a Buddhist retreat in Ireland.
08 Jan 2017
Tags: famine, history, ireland, music, pride, tradition
Sitting at the hostel in Dublin finishing my morning scone and coffee. It’s Sunday this hostel gives scones with breakfast.
I have learned so much about Irish culture and history aside from the beauty of the land. Last night I went on a traditional Irish music pub crawl which wasn’t much as far as drinking goes but the musicians were fascinating teachers and terrific musicians. Musicians are expected to learn by ear then to change the music to make it their own. I love that!!! There are so many nuances that make the music great. No one is allowed to just be an observer you must sing, play tell a story or poem, me, I danced. The music makes my feet happy.
During the long walk, the starvation period, or what is also known as potato famine, it was the Choctaw Indians who raised money to save the starving people. If you wonder why the people didn’t just fish the land owners said all the land and oceans were theirs and forbid it. The attitude of non interference prevailed but isn’t claiming the oceans, sky and land as forbidden interference? It took a poor and starving people from across the ocean to help them survive.
I have no Irish blood but who ever does has great cause to be proud.
04 Jan 2017
Tags: fashion, glamour, happy, iteland, japan, joy, travel
One can’t beat fuzzy socks and sparkling leg warmers for fun and glamour in Ireland.
1. I was freezing
2. I love fruits Japanese fruits style and this was a great excuse to semi-style.
Besides it makes me happy and that’s what counts.
01 Jan 2017
Tags: beauty, fine art, ireland, photography, srt, street art
Some of you may remember by series on manhole covers. I call this street art because to say it is simply a gas or water cover eliminates the beauty of the design.