Saturday, January 28, 2012

Friday, January 27, 2012

Cherry On Top

 Cherry On Top earrings, ivory with black and grey swirls glass beads and red glass beads.

Something Special

Something Special, flameworked glass flower pendant

Purple Galaxy

Purple Galaxy, flameworked glass deep space pendant

'Icebergs At Dusk' and a snow day here in St. Andrews

Icebergs At Dusk, flameworked glass implosion landscape pendant.
 We don't get icebergs here in St. Andrews but we do get snow. Today was a snowy, rainy day.
 I usually don't see waves this big.

 Buster enjoyed the drive.
 So did Charlie!


Frankie, my first flameworked dog that didn't crack and actually looks like a dog.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Four Poppies and the Kingsbrae Garden

 Four Poppies, flameworked glass implosion flower pendant
 Just up the street from where I live there is the beautiful Kingsbrae Garden with just about every flower you can imagine, including poppies.
I took these pictures in July, as you can see it was a very beautiful sunny day.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Elven and The Enchanted Forest

 Elven, flameworked glass implosion flower pendant
 There is a place full of elves and fairies, where all the mythical creatures from old fairy tales come alive.
 Shaped from loving hands, (as are all the creatures that live here) these gnomes are enjoying a fine summer day.
 This tree wasn't so lucky but some of the trees that live in this old growth forest are over 800 years old.

 Buster stopping for some tea.
 Buster waiting patiently to go inside the Giant Cedar Stump House
 British Columbia's tallest tree house, it was a nice view from the top.
 We paddled in a real beaver pond, and were lucky enough to see a beaver!
If you would like more info about this place just visit this link The Enchanted Forest

Muddy Water

Muddy Water, flameworked glass anemone implosion pendant, one of my under the sea creations.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Tofino Surf and Tofino Beach

The nice weather we had today is making me dream of nicer weather...

Spring Green and A Spring Like Day

It's like Spring time today! The snow has melted and dogs and I enjoyed a long walk.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Happy Chinese New Year!

 Back in 2007 I was fortunate enough to spend Chinese New Year in Beijing!
 This was the entrance to the Marco Polo Bridge
 Here we are on the Lugou Bridge aka Marco Polo Bridge in English.
 There were hundreds of stone lions on the bridge and they were all different.
 Geordie and the Marco Polo Bridge
 A typical old style building here
 Decorations for New Years
 Entering the The Tanzhe Temple in the hills, one of the oldest temples in Beijing.
 Very old buildings, around 1700 years.

 These trees were planted almost 1000 years ago!
It was a great day!