Welcome to my Inner World. I am a French self-taught artist, and these past twenty years I have made Norway my home. Moving to the Lofoten islands was the greatest present I ever made to myself and the Arctic landscapes are indeed a true treat for any artist’s eyes. I live with my British soulmate,… Continue Reading
Let me introduce you to our dearest little friend, Lucy, a Papillon of 8 weeks old. She is still very fragile and sensitive to cold, so as soon as I receive her little coat, I will take her a bit further than the garden. Unfortunately, everything is still covered with snow at the moment, but perhaps on the shore the snow will have melted, so she can delight in interesting smells. I think she weighs no more than 600 grams. We move in slow motion inside the house for it’d be easy to step on her by accident. At night, she sleeps on my pillow and since then, I have the most vivid dreams. She will get stronger, of course, and next year we will welcome into our little circle a Border Collie puppy. Lucy is very clever, she learns fast. This is only the third day and she already knows six words, “sit”, “fetch”,”look”,”come here”, “poopoo”, and “stop”. Well, the last word is still a bit harder for her to grasp, puppies must be puppies after all. She is so cute, we totally adore her. I think she knows it.
Lucy ruling over her Kingdom of Toys:
My trip to France took me to Brittany, I visited Quimper, Monts d’Arrée, Crozon and Huelgoat. I took a few pictures with my old lightweight camera:
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I think I’m getting better at it. I spent most yesterday dyeing wool for my felting. I used Jacquard acid dyes and previously when I tried, I always ended up with some bits not having taken the dye at all. This time, I tapped the wool with my fingers to help the dye spread. I’m quite pleased with the results.
Today, almost two weeks since my dog passed away, I went for a walk. I was apprehensive since in 13 years, I never went for a walk without him, and I miss him so much. But it went fine. It was a lovely walk and I’m sure Loki came along, It feels like spring but don’t be fooled, there’s still a long way before we see buds on the trees. Meanwhile, I’ll soon be travelling to France and I will stay there for two weeks.