Turkish-Cypriots – saved from genocide by Turkey’s 1974 intervention in 1974 – Pt 2

Last weekend, here in North Cyprus we had a Beyram on the Saturday, which is a national holiday. On the night before, 39 years after the Turkish intervention, people gathered at Altinkya, on the north coast just down the road from where we live to keep a vigil.  It’s where the Turkish troops landed in … More Turkish-Cypriots – saved from genocide by Turkey’s 1974 intervention in 1974 – Pt 2

Turkish-Cypriots – saved from genocide by Turkey’s 1974 intervention in 1974 – Pt 1

Just recently the naughty Financial Times in the UK had the temerity to publish an article which talked favourably of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus. It was swamped with complaints from Greeks or Greek-Cypriots, wailing about the horrible Turks intervening in Cyprus in 1974, ranting on about the dispossession of Greek-Cypriots (it cuts both … More Turkish-Cypriots – saved from genocide by Turkey’s 1974 intervention in 1974 – Pt 1

HEALING ART

As I’ve been working through the emotional issues and release these past few weeks, I’ve been enjoying creating a self-healing piece of artwork.  It relates to releasing all the hurts I’ve swallowed over the years, the happy face I’ve kept on even when I’ve been deeply upset, and my decision to not swallow any hurtful … More HEALING ART

TAROT & NIGHTMARES

Back in 2005, when I was living in Pingelly, in the wheatbelt south-west of Perth,  Western Australia, I had the one and only nightmare of my life.  It left me feeling deeply upset, stirred up, and up in the air because basically I couldn’t make head nor tail of the images. This past week I … More TAROT & NIGHTMARES

ROCK DIGITAL ART

I’ve been playing with Photoshop again and produced the following images from a beautiful rock my daughter, Dee, gave me when we were in holiday in Rosehearty,  north-east Scotland, last September. The markings on the rocks are natural, so I cropped the photo down to the swirling colours and used various tools to colourise and … More ROCK DIGITAL ART