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“Give me Pablo Neruda, picnic beneath a full moon & iridescent stars, black olives, cherries, dark things, canoe on a river…that’s romance.”
― Brandi L. BatesSoledad


Just Dropping In Valentine Sticker
Just Dropping In Valentine Sticker


Loving is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction. ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, Sand, and Stars, 1939


Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah


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‘A hundred years ago there were 100,000 tigers in the wild. Today there are as few as 3,200.’

Burnished Tigers © First Night DesignBurnished Tigers © First Night Design

Over wide streams and mountains great we went,
And, save when Bacchus kept his ivy tent,
Onward the tiger and the leopard pants,
With Asian elephants:
Onward these myriads–with song and dance,
With zebras striped, and sleek Arabians’ prance,
Web-footed alligators, crocodiles,
Bearing upon their scaly backs, in files,
Plump infant laughers mimicking the coil
Of seamen, and stout galley-rowers’ toil:
With toying oars and silken sails they glide,
Nor care for wind and tide.
John Keats — Song of the Indian Maid from Endymion

Artwork comprising a vintage image from The Graphics Fairy:

Vintage Tigers Printable -The   Graphics FairyVintage Tigers Printable – The Graphics Fairy

One of my earlier designs:

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‘A hundred years ago there were 100,000 tigers in the wild. Today there are as few as 3,200.’

Over wide streams and mountains great we went,
And, save when Bacchus kept his ivy tent,
Onward the tiger and the leopard pants,
With Asian elephants:
Onward these myriads–with song and dance,
With zebras striped, and sleek Arabians’ prance,
Web-footed alligators, crocodiles,
Bearing upon their scaly backs, in files,
Plump infant laughers mimicking the coil
Of seamen, and stout galley-rowers’ toil:
With toying oars and silken sails they glide,
Nor care for wind and tide.
John Keats — Song of the Indian Maid from Endymion

Artwork comprising a vintage image from The Graphics Fairy:

One of my earlier designs:
Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah

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Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah


Quite a number of our friends are pregnant. Our next-door neighbour is also due to give birth at the end of the month so I am surrounded by expectant talk. A little synchronicity has been at play and I’ve just sold a print of this charming photograph of proud parents.

In this instance, the parents are actors — or should I say were, since both are long since dead. Seymour Hicks (1871-1949) and Ellaline Terriss (1871-1971) gaze fondly at their daughter, Betty, who was born in 1904.

Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah

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