ArtDrawing Flowerland and Ossonoba 1

Flowerland and Ossonoba.

This drawing was inspired by the flowers of the island of Madiera and the flowers depicted in a 3rd century AD mosaic tile of the God Oceanus that once graced the floor of a flourishing commercial enterprise in the Roman port city of Ossonoba. The flowers on the island were in a streaming supply. Every…


El Capricho. Gaudi in Cantabria, before Barcelona.

We left Burgos on Monday March 6, heading north to Santillana del Mar, our base for a full day of paleolithic cave viewing on Tuesday. Something I had planned the entire trip around- when the caves would be open for tours. We also planned to see El Capricho, the second home Gaudi built/designed for a…