Tag Archives: Magical realism

Something New…

I just posted for the first time in Facebook Group Virtual Haiku as I always like to do something new in January, following on from the New Year. This is what I shared with them: How about you? Are you starting … Continue reading

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In Response to ‘The Windhover’ by Gerard Manley Hopkins

A Spiritual Flight, A Vision – An Awakening   The flight of many memories emerging merci- fully, within the realm of daylight, dawn, and daybreak, to drift, and glide before the rolling hills and meadows, across a chessboard, chequered with herds of … Continue reading

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November 29th Colour Art

Alexander Calder (1898-1976) is today’s inspiration. Calder is perhaps best known for his mobile designs, but he also made many paintings using gouache – similar to poster paints. He started off producing paintings of animals in the 1920’s, but by the 1930’s … Continue reading

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November 18th Colour Art

Due to an error in the space-time continuum, or some such thing, I seem to have slipped back a day with this project. Therefore, in order to compensate, I shall be posting twice today. my first post relates to photo-trickery, … Continue reading

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November 13th Colour Art

This is my ninth post concerning inspirations in art and design. In my last post, I reminisced about the Gustav Klimt and Art Deco-inspired Kelaty rugs, from my days working at the David Morgan department store in Cardiff; today, I am taking a … Continue reading

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An Unusual Pet

Mum had gone to the animal rescue centre. We were to have a new family pet. Both me, and my brother, Simon, had pleaded with her for ages to get one. All our school friends had one, after all. We … Continue reading

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