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from ushant to scilly

October 04, 2023

There are two specific and perhaps unusual practices I engage in while travelling, that connect me to a place and let me feel myself to be part of the grand history of the world.

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reading the waves

September 21, 2023

I’ve made plans to get out on the water again in July 2024, but what to do with my enthusiasm/nervous energy in the meantime?

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flying the colors

September 20, 2023

Now that I know next year’s adventure vacation will place me among thousands of beautiful boats, I’m starting to consider what interim practice will set me up to capture that scene in my sketchbook...

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September 17, 2023

“Your journal to me is like a cup of warm tea that tastes even better than usual because someone else made it for me and put in more honey than I ever allow myself.”

finding the tall ship, then the star

September 17, 2023

View of the Isle of Mull from the deck of the Blue Clipper, 2022 My dream is to leave behind fast tourism that is heavily reliant on fossil fuels, and lean into rail and sail. It helps that I ab...

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September 16, 2023

Convenience is a major factor in keeping creative habits going while also working a full time day job so I am absolutely delighted to have discovered a figure drawing group that meets 5 blocks from...

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