Category Archives: Art

Pocket full of stones

The dark horse entered like an unwelcome guest. “What do you want? Why can’t you just leave me alone?” “If you want me to leave you alone, you must leave these walls.” Frozen, I paced back and forth feeling the … Continue reading

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Photo workshop!

Hi gang! My husband is coming home today, Yeah! So forgive me for this short and sweet message, but I would be amiss if I didn’t also tell you that the fabulous Di Mackey is back in Genova! For anyone … Continue reading

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My Mosaic Masterpiece…

Ok, for my first solo attempt I think I did okay, no? And my toes are no longer stuck together so overall I’d say it’s a win-win situation. It’s not perfect but 98% complete and it didn’t crumble in my … Continue reading

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Just call me Twinkle Toes the Mosaic Master!

A few years back, I took a mosaic course in Ravenna. At the time, I remember being overwhelmed with how complicated the process was and decided never to take it up as a hobby. Fast forward two years and it … Continue reading

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Mosaic madness

Finally, after my course in Ravenna two years ago, I have ordered my hammer and chisel. Yes, that’s right, I am going to try and make another mosaic only this time I’m flying solo without my teacher to correct all … Continue reading

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Taxi shrines and a tribute to Pinocchio

Mama’s instructions are pretty straight forward. No candles and no fires whatsoever while Coco is there. Lets hope all goes well. I’m on the road again. It’s some unGodly hour of the morning and without my furry friend to wake … Continue reading

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