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Spring Wildflowers in Crete

Crete in April is a delight, not only as the masses of sun-craving tourists have not yet imposed upon the island’s tranquility, but also because a sea of wildflowers spreads itself across the rugged landscape. The Venetian fortress at Rethymno, … Continue reading

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Shine On Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Constance Chatterley, the heroine of D.H. Lawrence’s notorious novel, Lady Chatterley’s Lover, is alive and well in the 21st century. She addresses you now. The novel was first published in Italy, but its explicit descriptions of sex banned it from … Continue reading

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Homage to Correggio’s Jupiter and Io (Original oil on canvas)

I fell in love with Correggio’s Jupiter and Io many years ago and this oil on canvas (100 cm x 50 cm) is in homage to it. The scene comes from Roman mythology, with the god Jupiter disguising himself as … Continue reading

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The Art of Seduction – Stolen Moments (Original oil on canvas)

For them The world melted away Nothing else existed Save the beating of the other’s heart For the moment

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The Art of Seduction – Union (Original art)

This acrylic on canvas is my first experiment with cubism. It captures the brief, precious moment that transcends beauty, life, love, passion and humanity, in which two bodies and souls, who love each other to the ends of the Earth, … Continue reading

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Carnivale di Venezia: Masks and Mystique

An excerpt from an article I wrote a few years ago for a Canadian travel magazine… Reflections of the Venetian Carnival A regal gentleman sweeps by, the tails of his velvet justaucorps flying out to reveal silk-embroidered breeches. Dark eyes … Continue reading

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Strawberry Sensuality

I can’t begin to tell you how much ecstasy is brought into my life by food. I am often planning my next meal even before finishing my last. Food is my passionate lover, from whom I can always derive indulgent … Continue reading

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