November 25, 2015

Photos of my first Studio Open House as a participant of the 17th Oak Bay Artists' Studio Tour Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th of November. Thank-you to all of my great helpers, Pyx, Lorne and Hori-san as well as all of the new artists and friends, soon-to-be students of...

June 15, 2014


Everyone crosses in all directions at once for about 2 minutes- then its just crazy vehicular traffic...we were there today looking out from second floor Starbucks...

xox h last few hours in this crazy and wonderful Japanese mish mash...

see everyone soon!


June 7, 2014

Kurotani papermakers village one hour and half northwest of Kyoto. The train and bus there travelled through mountainous and gorge-like places, such scenery with small villages hugging train tracks- most beautiful picture postcard like -except real!


The people here hav...

June 6, 2014

I (we) spent the day in Nara today- a 45 minute train ride JR pass from Kyoto. Nara is famous for its Daibutsu- large seated Buddha in a beautiful shrine- unusually unpainted-you can see the stain of the wood, its age and way it was constructed. Even the gate opening t...

June 5, 2014

We walked this today in the heat and and sun- its supposed to be the rainy seasonand each day has been lovely!


Bamboo grove in Kyoto



Kyoto garden teahouse


Hiroshima Park




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