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Palmistry

Sometimes I gaze at my hands and they seem to take on a life of their own. They communicate while I'm not looking, talking a parallel language while I am having a conversation. If I am henna-ing someones hand I often need to take their hand...

Protection

  Moroccan henna : designs of protection. Protection is always an important element in body adornment for those living close to the elements and close to the sting of life's fluctuations, as many Moroccans do. Moroccan design is powerful to look at and its powerful to create.  Drawing these designs has been some of...

Lotus

"Holding gracefully a lotus in her hand, the bodhisattva brings forth a universe of art. " - Thich Nhat Hanh ('her' is originally 'his', sorry Thich Nhat.) The drawing on this belly of a lotus with a sun emerging from the top is an image I often draw...

Rani Henna Kone : Product review

Rani Henna Kone not real henna but gives a bright orange result.

Rani Henna Kone     1  1/2 out of 5. This tube of henna was picked up on a wild henna shopping spree in Melbourne. I trawled through innumerable Lebanese stores searching out henna...

Heaven is a beach

"Sea shells glisten between the waves and the sand, 1000 little lights Guiding me home." On the shoreline we are in a doorway between worlds; our solid earth and the watery mystery beyond. We fear it but it is the depth of our own life. On this...

Pisces

          I have a friend whose house is a living installation. I secretly call it "Pisces." This is my kind of gallery! Its not a sterile, white walled receptacle for art business...

Product Review: Song of India Henna paste.

This is the first of a review of henna products that I find in various shops around Australia. Song of India Henna Paste Kit (found in Gulaga Gallery, Central Tilba, N.S.W) 1 out of 5 (at least you could use the stencils). Contents of this attractive little box include Henna...