Praying For Freedom While Waiting For Death In The Holy City Of Varanasi — Post from Edge of Humanity Magazine

My sister wanted to travel to India (and quite especially, to Varanasi) since she was very young. She was (just as I am) very aware that our Roma ancestors came from India one day, some ten centuries ago. She wished to go there but had not time enough. I share this beautiful and instructive post… Continue reading Praying For Freedom While Waiting For Death In The Holy City Of Varanasi — Post from Edge of Humanity Magazine

A fifty years old sewing pattern in my wish list !

Our mother had this sewing pattern from the late 60s or early 70s. My sister fell in love with it some fifteen years later and tried to make it by herself, but failed somehow, or got bored with the labour, or couldn’t find all the necessary tools and materials. (I can’t remember much aside of… Continue reading A fifty years old sewing pattern in my wish list !

Ena – Essential charm outlined in black and white

Ena, from Osaka, Japan, is a young fashion designer with much talent. She draws inspiration from traditional minimalist silhouette painting of his folk, but also from modern manga, aside of that already old trend in European –mainly French– fashion design, coming from Art Deco; which in turn, had one of its important roots in Japanese… Continue reading Ena – Essential charm outlined in black and white

Teen girl on the beach – Wales, 94

An old photograph from June 1994 has served me as a direct inspiration to make several digital editions, drawings and paintings. This one below is a mix of all three ways. Revisiting both the original pic and my own recreations I am very aware I witnessed some special charm and true beauty. The parasol, the […]

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Last-ditch Effort

Tomorrow is “La Diada de Tots Sants” here in Catalunya –exactly the same as All Hallows’ Day or All Saints’ Day for most Irish, British and American people–. Right now is its eve here, and I am thinking of my own dead ones and burning candles in their memory. One in particular is still sprightly… Continue reading Last-ditch Effort