Balnacra Arts by Vicky Stonebridge

Last day before ‘Epic’ adventure

Last day at home before starting the journey to Russia. After heavy showers the sun has now come out, I think we’ve only had a couple of dry afternoons in 6 weeks, it was spring , then rain now the berries and darkening nights tell us Autumn is coming. No matter, I’m off to the heat & the sun to paint in Russia for 12 days. If you’ve seen the news you will be well aware that there has been a heat-wave over there and wildfires a causing devastation, this last week the smoke has caused airport closures- at the moment the two airports we need are open so fingers crossed it stays that way.

I thought a picture of my unkempt garden & house would be a suitable photo to launch us on our journey of exotic lands. Myself & fellow traveler Lynn hope to keep up blogs of our adventure depending on the internet availability, Lynn’s is here.

my bag is crammed with my brushes & paints, the ‘studio’ is tidied, laptop loaded with my favorite Celtic art reference pictures. Just time to try & learn some Russian phrases, or finish some of the work hanging over me or….possibly RELAX a little? since the last 2 months have been exhausting and flat out with work. There I’ve done it, said the ‘R’ word.

next blog We’ll be on our way & I’ll write some about the symposium theme ‘Breath of the Epic’.

Advertisements

3 comments on “Last day before ‘Epic’ adventure

  1. matthew mclaughlin
    August 9, 2010

    Vicky, have a safe and fun journey – take lots of pics for us, and if you visit Siberia, let me know how it is, ha ha (I've always wanted to go there for some reason).

  2. Graeme Neil Reid
    August 9, 2010

    Have a great time, looking forward to hearing all about it.

  3. VickyS
    August 9, 2010

    Thanks guys! No siberia this time Matthew ( unless the planes get SERIOUSLY re-routed! ) but its a step closer & I'll get there one day!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on August 9, 2010 by in Uncategorized.

Pop Up Pottery on Twitter

my Redbubble shop, for prints, cards, t-shirts etc

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 26 other followers

Instagram

Nice light this evening, back garden view. #nofilter
%d bloggers like this: