Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Streets of San Francisco

It was a fresh end-of-April spring day in San Francisco when I explored the area around Telegraph Hill.  This was my first trip to the fair Californian city.  Much of it looked familiar to me as topography and architecture was … Continue reading

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Visually Conscious in New York

Recently Matthew and I were in America.  One of my favourite days of the trip was an overcast New York Saturday when Matt and I walked across the Manhattan Bridge, through part of Brooklyn,  returning on the Williamsburg Bridge.  Under a leaden sky we enjoyed unrelenting … Continue reading

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Ephemeron and Ephemera

Ephemeron (singular) and Ephemera (plural) mean ‘short-lived’.  The titles refer to the transitory state of being maiko in particular, and to youth and beauty in general.  Both maiko in these two small drawings; Mameyuri and Katsuyuki, have long ago given … Continue reading

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