Month: May 2008


A Bridge Between Heaven and Earth by Graeme Jones copyright 2008 In the early 1970’s I concluded that the remarkable hatred and fear directed at Communism by the miserable, small-minded cretins that ran the New Zealand Government suggested that there… Read More ›

Fallen Angel

Note: double click on pictures to see a larger Bea Garth, copyright 2008scraffito-carved ceramic sculpture in progress, 2 views This piece seems to reflect “A Fallen Angel”– i.e., how one reacts to losing a relationship as well as reviewing… Read More ›

Ryukoji View, Katase

Note: double click picture to enlargeby Erik Kaye, copyright 2008watercolor“Its a famous nearby temple, Ryukoji, (ji means temple-Ryu means Dragon, Ko means mouth– Dragon Mouth Temple) where the Saint Nichiren was being executed when a bolt of lightning hit the… Read More ›

Eos Re-emerging

Note: double click to enlarge the pictureby Bea Garth,copyright 2008ceramic sculpture using carved engobe and colored terra sigillattas Note: Eos refers to the Goddess of the Dawn. I created this piece years ago in the early nineties beginning on the… Read More ›

Devil Girl

Note: double click picture to see the enlarged versionby Erik Kaye, copyright 2008watercolor80 cm wide x 110 cm high (roughly 31 3/4″ x 43 1/2″) Note: Eric says this is a composite picture inspired by a rave celebrating the viewing… Read More ›


by Joan Dobbie, copyright 2008 standing beside anold red pickupscratching hisbelly buttonlooks up to seea (not really sowise) old womanride byon her mud yellow bicycleflashing a smile& waves to hershyly


Note: please double click on picture to get a larger viewCarved and painted ceramic wall plaque using engobe and terra sigillatas as colorantsby Bea Garth, copyright 2008


by Bea Garth, copyright 2008 Speak and I will run,come softly.‘Though it draws meI am afraid of the fire.Like a pumaI must think I am unseen,a few yards behind your reachin the darkness, amongst the trees.I must know that you… Read More ›


(Double click on the picture and you will get a larger version)By Erik Kaye, copyright 2008watercolor (If interested in purchasing some of Erik’s work, please send a query by clicking on the envelope icon after it says comments below.)

Odakyu Line

Note: Just double click on the picture and you will get the enlarged version. by Erik Kaye, copyright 2008watercolor painting My friend Erik Kaye, now living in Japan with his wife Corinne, sent this and a series of other paintings… Read More ›


by Janet Crawford Trenchard, copyright 2008 You know this place very welland it is lit, isn’t it?candlelight or searchlightpolice flashlightIt’s your soliloquya room on a stagein which everybody leaves youstanding amongstodd moments of your life-they’re your history, butstill, you think:… Read More ›

A New Old Spring

by Bea Garth, copyright 2008 Here it is spring at long last. The beginning of May; the reminder of promise. So many things seem more possible now despite it having been muggy and over-caste with no shadows earlier today (or… Read More ›