Monthly Archives: November 2014

Private Thoughts

While every maiko and geiko must face public scrutiny and insatiable curiosity as she walks through the streets of Kyoto, at least her thoughts remain private.  She will be looked up and down, photographed, approached.  “May I take your photo?” … Continue reading

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Repeating Patterns

What a slow process coloured pencil work is.  One gets into a zen-like trance when working away repeating stroke after stroke after stroke.  As I am miles away from completing “Private Thoughts”, my current drawing, I have decided to show … Continue reading

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Second Life

November has two dates very close to home to celebrate.  The first date is the 9th.  My husband and life-long partner, Matthew, will be 56 tomorrow.  The second important date is the 12th November.  We remember each 12th of November … Continue reading

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