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  • "And the Bastard grant us, in our direst need, the smallest gifts: the nail of the horseshoe, the pin of the axle, the feather at the pivot point, the pebble at the mountain's peak, the kiss in despair, the one right word. In darkness, understanding." -- Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • "There's a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious-makes you so sick at heart-that you can't take part. You can't even passively take part. And you've got to put your bodies upon the gears and upon the wheels, upon the levers, upon all the apparatus, and you've got to make it stop. And you've got to indicate to the people who run it, to the people who own it, that unless you're free, the machine will be prevented from working at all!" - Mario Savio
  • "They tell us that we live in a great free republic; that our institutions are democratic; that we are a free and self-governing people. That is too much, even for a joke. ... Wars throughout history have been waged for conquest and plunder... And that is war in a nutshell. The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles." —Eugene Victor Debs
  • i do it for the joy it brings / because i am a joyful girl / because the world owes me nothing / and we owe each other the world / i do it because it's the least i can do / i do it because i learned it from you / i do it just because i want to / because I want to —"Joyful Girl", Ani DiFranco
  • "Nothing living should ever be treated with contempt. Whatever it is that lives, a man, a tree, or a bird, should be touched gently, because the time is short. Civilization is another word for respect for life." - Elizabeth Goudge, author of The Joy of the Snow

Sigrdrifa's Prayer

  • Hail to the Day / Hail to Day’s Sons / Hail to the Night and her Daughters / With loving eyes look upon us here / And bring victory to those who have gathered / Hail to the gods / Hail to the goddesses / Hail to the mighty, fecund Earth / Eloquence and native wit bestow on us / And healing hands while we live

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Saturday, 15 May 2010



It's WONDERFUL! I think these are your specialty, Anita! You really tell marvelous stories through these tiny 'canvases' & I am in awe!

Judy Edmonds

This is brilliant and just my favorite sort of image. I like Lacy's Stiff Stuff though it is a nuisance to get in Australia (only a couple of suppliers) but it is good to work with. Mind you for small pieces I often just work straight onto cheap chain store felt!

Robin Atkins

This is my very favorite of your pieces so far... It does, indeed, that a dreamlike quality to it... Serenity! I love it!


This is a beautifully mysterious piece. I just love it. My eyes just keep moving around following a beadpath that disappears.

Love it.


a stunning piece! so beautiful...

Magpie Sue

This is beautiful. You succeeded in achieving the mysterious, dreamlike feeing.

Judith McCarthy

This is quite a strong and ethereal piece of art.Well done. Looking forward to seeing more.


Very surreal looking... agree with Judith too that it's very strong and ethereal. Wonderful work! This is one of those I could sit and just look at for hours dreaming along with Nefer. I love seeing what you create :)

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