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The time is now (COVID-19 degrees of separation, the first 15 days)

Since I began my COVID-19 degrees of separation: an iPad painting a day for joy project, fifteen days have passed and I’ve made fifteen paintings (and drawings), as…

COVID-19 degrees of separation an iPad painting a day for joy

COVID-19 degrees of separation: an iPad painting a day for joy

My love goes out to everyone. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis means we are all facing different, challenging and new degrees of separation. Countries. Cities. Partners. Parents and grandparents….

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Angels and motorbikes

On mornings when I wake anxious* about some aspect of my life situation or (especially in 2019) of the world’s life situation, I have a simple but reliable…

The road through Wales by SAL

The joy experiments

After I flew off a motorbike, got my titanium collarbone and started doing everything with my left hand, I knew I’d never be quite the same again. Perhaps…


The road to Chile

At about 4700m above sea level, along the unmade road known as the Paso de Agua Negra (Black Water Pass) between Argentina and Chile, where the air is…

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My friend is the sun

Midlife can be bleak territory to navigate, once it hits home that you’ve landed  and there’s no going back. For the longest time, I could only focus on…


When I’m on the (often packed) bus, I love to dream of how the ‘inner worlds’ of the passengers would surely —if we could only see them— kaleidoscope…

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Dreamscape on found foam board, ‘Wake up call’

In January 2017 a few things happen, on the same day, that wake me up to the fact that if I don’t continue expressing myself in paint, the…

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After #Brexit

I haven’t painted anything new for 6 months. I don’t know why. Maybe I’ve been too happy or comfortable or complacent. Not too complacent to vote in the…

After the milonga / Después de la milonga

My words about the works in English: I made these five paintings through October, November and December 2015, after my previous five works on the theme of the…

Mientras hay vida by SAL

The darker side / el lado más oscuro

I made these paintings in Buenos Aires during September/October 2015 following some big shifts in my life. I’ve been painting for almost five years now and I’ve reached…

SALchemy 2015 4 Connect with your Soul

Connect with your Soul

Feel the connect It tells you who you are Your Soul is a time traveller who chose this moment, this place for you to know I’ve been reflecting…

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Be seen

A human being bends towards the ground on the mountain side, weaves ribbons of pink and green from the sun’s rise into a swirl around his secret wishes….

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Dance on your magic path with us

Inspired by the beings who surround and support us on our life Quest only some of whom are visible. What does it mean to ‘wear your crown’? For…

SALchemy 2015 wear your crown

Wear your crown

Inspired by thoughts of the choices we must make if we are to be fully awake and present for the second half of our lives. It’s my Love’s…

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