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Shell-passion is an aftermath of the grain,wind,foam…


Simple pleasures... ©copyright2014owpp

Simple pleasures…
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Shells are a passion that comes as an aftermath
Of the grain, wind, foam, the light & sounds…
The Movement.
I managed to find a concave of forgiveness & peace
To perceive art in refuse but when discovering some
Pay a heavy fine… sadness & compassion floods in
Yet is accompanied by the understanding that nature
Prevails, all it needs is a thumbs up & a bit of trust
In its recovery.

P.S I have taken these photos in about three different times so the fish was in one batch & the bird in another.
I’m mentioning what might seem a detail but is not… the situation was not so bad as to have found it all at once
and the pleasure in the other pictures far exceeded hence my belief in nature prevailing.
Nature is beautiful, with it we can live… in its true sense of the word. I must say that I got a few laughs out of passerby’s when they saw me crawling on four with waves catching me by surprise for the shell photos 🙂

Beautiful shell! ©copyright2014owpp

Beautiful shell!
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Nature's tapestry ©copyright2014owpp

Nature’s tapestry
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And canvas.. ©copyright2014owpp

And canvas..
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Magic ©copyright2014owpp

Magic
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Wind... ©copyright2014owpp

Wind…
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And delicacy! ©copyright2014owpp

And delicacy!
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Art in refuse ©copyright2014owpp

Art in refuse
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Delirious celebrations... ©copyright2014owpp

Delirious celebrations…
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Even a bottle has a story... ©copyright2014owpp

Even a bottle has a story…
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The heavy fine ©copyright2014owpp

The heavy fine
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All it needs is our thumbs up ©copyright2014owpp

All it needs is our thumbs up
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For its rebirth :) ©copyright2014owpp

For its rebirth 🙂
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*RAY MEARS* EXTREME SURVIVAL – ARCTIC


I didn’t give up and searched forever until I found this video that was not with a copyright on it and with Ray Mears at his best again.
I have seen many documentaries but he’s one among the best!
Enjoy it 🙂

Temple Grandin – Thinking in Pictures


I don’t know why I didn’t think of posting before this brilliant excerpt of the film “Temple Grandin” which I was so impressed with. So, here it is!
It’s a story of victory… of a person turning their handicap to strength and soaring to heights very few achieve.
I couldn’t find the full film but I have found after much research this very high quality BBC documentary on T. Grandin’s life too.
Let me know if you were familiar with the film and your opinion on this documentary.

The Woman Who Thinks Like A Cow (Documentary)

Published on Jan 23, 2013
Dr Temple Grandin has a unique ability to understand the animal mind – and she’s convinced her skill is down to her autistic brain.

Temple believes she experiences life like an animal. Her emotions are much simpler than most people’s and she feels constantly anxious. It’s this struggle with overwhelming anxiety that led her to discover just how much she has in common with animals and, in particular, cows.

Using her ability to observe the world through an animal’s eye, she has been able to make an enormous impact on animal welfare. Her greatest achievement has been in the area of slaughterhouses – she has fundamentally changed the way animals are held and slaughtered.

Today she’s an associate professor of animal science, a best-selling author and the most famous autistic woman on the planet.
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Science & Technology
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The impracticality of distance February 1996 readjusted to a prose January 2013


Lido 2012 ©copyright2013owpp

Lido 2012
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Those are writings from the 1990’s which I thought I’d never use due to my
lack of experience then, in writing but to my delight and surprise ( I do
surprise even myself! ) I got down to work on Sunday, took the core and changed
it totally using the words that cried out in attention and putting it in a prose
versus the article it was. I was astonished and

pleased at the result which shows, there is always a time for anything we write,
given we have patience and believe anything is possible with a drop of will 🙂

The impracticality of distance
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One O’clock
All is silent
Each one
Long gone
In their own
Planet of dreams

My mind floats
To many ports
One of them yours.
I think how
Far away
You too are long gone

In your world
Your vision
Inhabiting one
So strange to me.
Doing those same things
Void of mystery.

Eventful or not
Working, unwinding
So simple, so alive
What life is all about.
Practical
And tumultuous.

The ink flows
On my pages
Engraving words
Buried deep
Silence surrounding
This cubicle of thoughts.

Trying to make sense
Of life, of my love
For you.
They are there
Fooling me
Appeasing you

Erasing the,
Impracticality
The impossibility
Of distance.
Secrets of the night,
Leaving the world

Of darkness
Drifting toward
Daylight waking
To sunshine
Bracing a day
With the stamina

Of a professional.
Cold sometimes
Suppressing it,
Wanting to bury
Under covers
Your ingenuity.

Recognizable
Routine
To the bare eyes
Yet different.
By the impracticality
Of distance.

Painting ongoing project


Hi everyone!

I decided to post this painting project as an incentive.

Guardians of the city small version ©copyright2013owpp

Guardians of the city small version
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I found the picture somewhere and instantly felt a kinship, it was MY style of art. I had what you call in French ” un coup de coeur ” for it ( meaning

Guardians of the city (small 24/30 cm) ©copyright2013owpp

Guardians of the city (small 24/30 cm)
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falling in love with something ) and wanted to get to work immediately.

I finished it in small ( a rectangular 24 cm wide = 9.4 inches, 30 cm long = 11.8 inches ) called it ” Guardians of the city ” and felt it a challenge to dive into deeper waters and go bigger ( 80 cm =
31.4 inches ) in square version this time.

Sketch of Guardians of the city ©copyright2013owpp

Sketch of Guardians of the city
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It was my first Big painting! Meanwhile I have done many others but, this one just seemed to lag behind…

Every time I worked on it, I saw all the million of details to be refined… I got sometimes discouraged by the magnitude

Guardian of the city first layer ©copyright2013owpp

Guardian of the city first layer
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of the ” job ” and once you start thinking of it as a job, you pause and remind yourself why you had started in the first place with painting.

I waited for the moment of inspiration, which disappears as quickly as it comes ( I call it ” frenzy for… ” it shows up in bouts ) the adventure turned out to become a non-ending assignment.

Guardians of the city second layer ©copyright2013owpp

Guardians of the city second layer
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I hope this post will ” lure ” me into action 🙂 will persuade and stimulate me, to end its finish touch.

Guardians of the city third layer ©copyright2013owpp

Guardians of the city third layer
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Enjoy and have a lovely weekend 🙂

Guardians of the city ©copyright2013owpp

Guardians of the city
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