Amazing, enthusiastic reception for Stripes on Mayne Island last weekend. Tremendous support from a lively community. Waiting back stage at the Ag Hall in my Nun/Party Girl costume, I could hear the audience building, getting more rambunctious. Then it sounded like they were playing tromones and basoons as chairs were dragged and shuffled across theContinue reading “Performing in the Ag Hall, Mayne Island B.C.”
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Arrived in London just in time to catch the last performance of Tiger Lillies doing Hamlet with Danish acting company, breath taking work. Walked from Chelsea to Trafalgar Square for lunch in China Town with my old pal James . Five hours of walking and laughing. Saw matinee of hottest show in London at theContinue reading “London”
Photo’s around town night and day .
Trinity College Library, Book of Kells & Dublin National Art Gallery
“Trinity college Dublin is The oldest University in Ireland, founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I and is famous for its graduates such as Swift, Goldsmith, Wilde and Beckett.” It was a thrill to be in the Long Room which houses 200,000 of the library’s oldest books in oak bookcases, with tall sliding metal staircasesContinue reading “Trinity College Library, Book of Kells & Dublin National Art Gallery”
Best Zoo I’ve ever seen. Great big animal habitats with lots of room to play and swim and foliage to hide out. The Animals seemed content and well cared for. A zoo keeper we spoke to who was over feeding the lovely African Red River Hogs said the Government recently put 30 million dollars intoContinue reading “Dublin Zoo”
More Dublin, vibrant windy city with at least five pubs on every block, Guinness Factory, churches and monuments and a very young population. Finding October Fest in Sept in Dublin!
Dublin’s Fair and Wild City
There is so much to do in Dublin, little time to post. Yesterday I saw four shows at Dublin fringe, beginning by having my portrait sketched in a storage cupboard, under the streets of Temple Bar, a one on one show in Lucy’s Lounge – The S.I. Witkiewicz Portrait Painting Production based on a polishContinue reading “Dublin’s Fair and Wild City”
It was a narrow road that took us through the hill and dales of Tipperary, so narrow we had to pull in the side mirrors of the car so we didn’t loose them to the stone walls.
Leaving Cork heading for Tipperary
Packing up the car and heading for Dublin via Tipperary. Highlight of Cork was meeting up with a group of Norwegian Musicians in Dan Lawery’s Pub and singing our hearts out, amazing harmonies and unique interpretations of Irish Music.
Kissing the Blarney Stone, Blarney Castle
Drove from Cork to Blarney Castle to kiss the Blarney Stone. Received certificate from “Sir Charles St. John Colthurst of Ardrum, Inniscarra, in the county of Cork”…that having kissed the Blarney Stone I am sent forth with “the Gift of Eloquence”. Walking up the tiny extremely narrow stone staircase with small slits in the stoneContinue reading “Kissing the Blarney Stone, Blarney Castle”