|A Kiwi in Venice|
Then I really fell in love.
His art and illustrations are the embodiment of creative whimsy, of imagination, wit, humor, and wonder. All qualities I continually strive for. Looking through my New Zealand journal the other day, I found a quote from the exhibit, written in red ink and an enthusiastic script:
"Percy's approach remained very much that of a wonder-struck child, whom the educationalist Fredrich Froebel once characterized as the archetypal "micronaut"--an explorer of the small things, the textures and borders of the everyday and the immediate."
I would consider my life well lived indeed, if this was in part how I was described at the end of it.
|The Trojan Moa|
|These are all imagined histories about famous composers. (Sorry about the poor picture quality.)|
- Franz Schubert emerges from a stream near to Crear with a trout he has caught. This, along with the five watching rabbits, has given him the idea for a quintet. (1891).
- Dvorak, Dohnanyi and Schumann discuss a concert of their works with local residents at Crear.
- Within a Rachel Whiteread installation Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy is reminded of Fingal's Cave.
- Cuckoo with hunting horn. Crear - early evening.