|The circus has come to town! Art journal pages, D.Price-Ewen|
December already and Xmas is all around us here in Bangkok. Towering trees lit up in full fairy light regalia and festoons of wonderment every corner you turn, We're taking our five year old Jason into the city's CBD on Xmas Eve so that he can see the full light display along the sky-walk in Siam. Rumour has it that most residents of Bangkok evacuate the city at this time of the year in order to celebrate New Year with their rural families. But I imagine the influx of tourists at this same time of year will more than mitigate the loss in numbers.
While I await the holidays with heady anticipation, I have been biding my time by filling up my current art journal - a collaboration between my friend Alicia of Altered Bits and I. We call these journals "nournals" - a slip on the keyboard one night during a skype session, I believe, brought about this renaming. And so, the term nournal was coined and nournal it stubbornly remains. In fact, the term even has a meaning now - as it is a sort of portmanteau of Night and Journal. It also sounds like nocturnal. It is an apt name, as it is at night that I mostly work on my contributions.
|The first two pages of my late November/early December contributions|
|The very first two pages of the Nournal, by D.Price-Ewen|
Well folks, that's me for a few more weeks. Xmas is nigh and I imagine we will be wrapped up in our own domestic lives around that time, so if I don't hear from you, I'll understand, lol!
All the best,