Masterful Use of a Potato
"Aingeal" - mixed media on reclaimed wood. Inquiries. Available at the Olive Stack Gallery.
The flat is bursting with creativity as my first guest has arrived! Writer Avery Caswell (aka Leslie) is here for the week to experience the magic of Listowel and its long history of writers, poets and storytellers. Within the first 12 hours, we already had an adventure involving a chair, a stool, a lightbulb and a potato. Oh and some wine. I am calling it the "masterful use of a potato" adventure. Let your mind wander a bit on that one.
The theme of excess continues...this time it isn't too many breakfasts, but too many pastries! The counter is stacked high with goodies, including gorgeous cupcakes from Mary, eclairs from Damian, scones from Olive and a lovely banana bread from the farmer's market. I'm not going to eat them this week. I'll just stuff them right inside my clothes because, one way or another, I am wearing them. Listowel is not for dieters.
12/4/2017 08:54:17 am
I am bewildered and curious about the story and also the creature? beside "Aingeal" ? Could that have something to do with a potato? That must have been a special piece of wood, maybe a cabinet door? love the special frame effect. and her dress... to die for! Your photos are exquisite. Waiting for the story!
12/4/2017 03:24:29 pm
Carol! Beside Aingeal (Angel in Irish) is her wings (well, actually attached to her). The story is so silly...a lightbulb on a vaulted ceiling needed to be changed. We had no ladder! So a stool balanced on top of a chair. And then to discover the bulb was broken off inside the fixture. Leslie says "use a potato to safely unscrew the broken piece". So I am on top of a stool on top of a chair, using a potato to unscrew a lightbulb. And guess what? It worked!
12/5/2017 12:04:44 am
After reading Dotty's post I realized that they were wings LOL made from potato chips, Funny how shapes are interpreted! In my minds eye I can see you on the stool, stool on the chair. Wish I could pull that image off. Off to class!
12/4/2017 09:57:36 am
AINGEAL, with her potato chip wings : )
12/4/2017 03:25:38 pm
Dotty! Now I want to eat her wings! And thank you so very much. I love this sweet one. I'm using a phone for photos here instead of my Nikon, so wish you could see this one live. She is a beauty!
12/4/2017 10:27:52 am
What a great way to spend Sunday. Sounds marvelous!!
12/4/2017 03:21:23 pm
Carl! It was indeed. Blissful!!!
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