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Visual Journal 4: The Power of Prayer (Oh, no, not that old chestnut) and a Walk along a Herakleotikon Hamma


  “Wounds heal more quickly when bound with a Hercules Knot.” (Pliny) The knot on the left is a Reef Knot.  An image of a knot came to me directly after a prayer I made with a very specific target. … Continue reading

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Visual Journal 3: Superhero


Oh, yes, this daily (for daily, read, striving for daily) visual journalling thing is proving to be a good idea. (I can hear a trillion-scrillion-to-the-power-of-infinity-and-more artists around the known and unknown universes, groaning, shaking their heads in disbelief and asking in unison: … Continue reading

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Visual Journal 2 – Taking a Line for a (Poetic) Walk


Well, from the start I haven’t been able to keep up a daily visual journal. To be honest, I didn’t believe I would be able to achieve that. Something with a thousand different names, from Life to …  seeks to … Continue reading

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Visual Journal


For some time I’ve thought I ought to be making a daily visual journal to replenish my well of images (image wells drain away very quickly, need constant refilling) and decided yesterday to begin. I’ll post a day behind, to … Continue reading

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Walking the Earth


I’ve just had a newsletter drop into my email box from an artist whose work I admire: Bridgette Guerzon Mills. There was a lovely image in the newsletter of Walking the Earth, an artist book that includes encaustic, plaster gauze, sticks, leaves, bark, thread and oil stick. Bridgette, who suffered terrible artistic losses earlier this year in a flood that damaged her studio, is about to teach at The Red Thread Retreat. Red Thread Retreat is the vision of artist Lesley Riley. Continue reading

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