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Endangered things; Ebony and Ivory

Much as animal predators utilize their prey, we humans utilize animal parts; we wear leather shoes and belts; many of us eat animal products; we use fats and scents in cosmetic products, skins and horns in musical instruments. Thinking musical … Continue reading

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Bringing the Outside In; Greenery and landscape inspires me this month…

Bringing the outside in…my paintings currently are reflecting the landscapes around me, pulling the feeling of being outdoors inside… and I am tickled that current decor trends embrace this greenery theme…Strelitzias being very prominent! We have seen water water everywhere … Continue reading

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I LOVE canvas of course, but Alternative things to paint on excite me…!

I LOVE canvas of course, and although I will always enjoy using  my stretched, bouncy canvas as a base for my paintings……. I am excited by all the other applications my art can be pushed to…. such as the T … Continue reading

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In Kenya, traditional handcrafts meet conservation

beads beads and more beads… the Northern Rangelands Trust is not just about wild animals…although the area has successful populations of iconic African Wild Dogs, and rhino, but about community projects and empowerment. Look at the gorgeous craft produced by … Continue reading

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Kelli finds her way to Panama City bridal shops; and onwards to Lima, back to Hawaai and then Alaska!

South America Cruise with M/S Statendam 15 days from San Diego (CA) to Callao (Lima), departure 15/03/2015 Mon 16/03/15 At Sea Tue 17/03/15 Cabo San Lucas / Mexico 12:00 23:00 Wed 18/03/15 At Sea Thu 19/03/15 At Sea Fri 20/03/15 … Continue reading

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Mahenye Charitable Trust and Changana Culture; beading and beautiful ladies…

The Changana ladies at Chief Mahenye’s village have a strong tradition of beading…. Look at these deeply gathered skirts that they embellish with numerous seed beads… Some of my personal necklaces, bought from these talented ladies… NOTE: excerpt from my … Continue reading

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Basket Case II Exhibition

Basket Case II Exhibition @ National Gallery of Zimbabwe is on until 15th December. The EUNIC Zimbabwe Cluster (British Council, Alliance Française and the Zimbabwe German Society) and the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare, would like to invite you to … Continue reading

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