THE WOODS ARE LOVELY DARK AND DEEP

THE WOODS ARE LOVELY DARK AND DEEP
"You have to have a sense of humour, darling, to be alive. Even a bit mad. It helps to be mad."

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween ~ October Magic









October Magic ~







 Three kittens turned up at our back door on October 27th this year, my daughter's birthday. We adopted a little grey one and a very tiny little black one who was only .018 when he arrived last Friday. Magneto the grey female is of normal size for a 5 ~ 6 weeks of age kitten but October the little male who is about 4 weeks old is quiet small. With love and care we wish these furry babies long happy lives and many more special Halloweens.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - I Won't Back Down

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - Runnin' Down A Dream

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - You Got Lucky [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Tom Petty - It's Good To Be King




Tom Petty - It's Good To Be King

It's good to be king,
if just for a while To be there in velvet, yeah, to give 'em a smile It's good to get high and never come down It's good to be king of your own little town Yeah, the world would swing if I were king Can I help it if I still dream time to time It's good to be king and have your own wayGet a feeling of peace at the end of the day And when your bulldog barks and your canary sings You're out there with winners, it's good to be king Yeah I'll be king when dogs get wings Can I help it if I still dream time to time It's good to be king and have your own world It helps to make friends, it's good to meet girls A sweet little queen who can't run away It's good to be king, whatever it pays Excuse me if I have some place in my mind Where I go time to time

Traveling Wilburys - Wilbury Twist [2007 Version]











John Candy ...forgot he was in this vid! Great memories of a great band!

Traveling Wilburys - Inside Out

Traveling Wilburys - Handle With Care





Tom Petty 1950 - 2017 RIP

Traveling Wilburys - End Of The Line







END OF THE LINE ......  LOVED THIS ARTIST SOOO MUCH! : ( Tom Petty 1950 - 2017 RIP

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - Runnin' Down A Dream







Tom Petty 1950 - 2017 RIP 

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - Refugee







Tom Petty 1950 - 2017 RIP 

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - You Got Lucky [OFFICIAL VIDEO]







Tom Petty 1950 - 2017 RIP 

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The Scarecrow - Jim McKenzie





My son sent me this video on Instagram and I am absolutely smitten by Jim Mckenzie's artistry! Even the music....adore the soundtrack to this. Amazing art and music❣️


Thanks for the share Ty❣️

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

GARY BUNT THE LONG WAY ROUND and BY THE GRACE OF GOD

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Either one loves art or doesn't. It's a matter of choice.


What one approves, another scorns,
And thus his nature each discloses;
You find the rosebush full of thorns,
I find the thorn bush full of roses.
                                                     ~ Arthur Guiterman



"Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self. ~ Jean-Luc Godard









While some mortals seek answers to earth's creation, others revere in it; in it's colours and hues, study it's contours and moods and observe the awesomeness of it's beautiful being. Some of the others are the painters who after examination of their world in every detail channel their singular interpretation through their painted landscapes. They emphasis the subtleties of nature that most of us often miss to notice. They remind us just how wonderful life is and never loose sight of its magnificent wonder.


I was so thrilled when I came across the artist Gary Bunt that I left him a message on his biography video on Youtube Gary Bunt Painter & Poet expressing my admiration for his work never really expecting any sort of reply from him only later to be pleasantly surprised in receiving an email from the artist himself. He graciously offered me two of his books and asked if I was interested in reading them. I couldn't believe my luck and of course I said yes! So, patiently I waited.


Finally, last Tuesday I received one of his books "Gary Bunt ~ The Long Way Round" a compilation of his paintings and I was beyond words and excitement. Not wanting to sound unappreciative and hoggish I wondered if that was the one and only book I’d be receiving since at the back of my mind I remembered he had mentioned 2 books. I asked my daughter what her thoughts were and she replied, "From his letter mom, it really sounds like there are two books coming your way."
By Wednesday morning, on our way in to town my husband stopped at the post office and soon after walked outside with another brown package that looked quiet similar to the one of the day before. He smiled and said "I think your artist kept his word, it has the same shipping address as the first one.
This time I received "By The Grace Of God Paintings and Poems By Gary Bunt. Again, I was a very happy gal with more books to read!









Gary Bunt's whimsical paintings of old folks and their pets, serene pastoral landscapes untouched by time, quaint old villages by the sea are some of the landscapes we wish for and dream of. I connected with Mr. Bunt's artwork because it simply revealed a lot of my old secret loves. I have found a friend who truly lives a life I love.

I have a favourite book I keep close on hand and from time to time read it to review all of it’s beautiful messages it tells. The book is by E.B. White called "Charlotte's Web".
Gary Bunt sent me along two very lovely books, each beautiful and magical like "Charlotte's Web" for they too hold special stories of love, faith, friendship and affection, life and miracles depicted and interpreted through his paintings and poetry.

I shall keep these books close by and when I feel like visiting a gallery featuring the works by Gary Bunt I only need to open the covers of these books and not worry about the vanished dream of the morning for it is already inside the pages of these books. Thank you Mr. Bunt for the gifts.
I shall treasure these books forever and pass them on to my kids.






Please do check Gary Bunt Painter & Poet  on Youtube.



NOTE BENE:

In the morning (easier in focusing) I will add a few pictures of Gary Bunt's art work and poetry for you but I think these books should be in one's own library to be fully appreciated for their eternal beauty and message.

Annabelle

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Gary Bunt Painter & Poet









This short documentary film by Carl Warner about the artist/poet Gary Bunt is a beautiful work of art. I am enamored by Gary Bunt’s work, his life and how he sees it.❤️

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

* IN THE STARDUST OF A DREAM * NEW ART WORK



RECTANGULAR PILLOW SMALL (17" X 12")

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CARRY-ALL POUCH SMALL (6" X 5") 

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LAPTOP & IPAD SKIN IPAD (2ND, 3RD, 4TH GEN) 

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 THROW BLANKET 




BEACH BLANKET 

FOR MORE AVAILABLE PRODUCTS PLEASE VISIT MY SOCIETY6 SHOP GALLERY

Charlotte's Web Tangled Garden

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Sometimes a haunting melody can make quiet an impression ~^..^~
Thanks to Vic Mizzy for creating such unforgettable soundtracks and to Hollis Kim for sharing this fab rendition of the Haunted Organ from The Ghost and Mr. Chicken ….will always luv listening to it, no matter the time of year but especially great in the month of October

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Copyright ~ Annabelle ( Anna Laura Livinal Belanger )


The writing, poetry, art, graphic banners and designs, photographs are all copyright of the blog author and if you wish to use any of the work please ask.


Note: If you personally hold copyright to any images or other content herein and wish it to be removed or credited, please email me and I'm more than happy to do so. Eddy needs credit as do some other work....searching for their rightful creators to credit


**** Please understand if you do come across any of your work with no credited signature.... I will be very prompt to add your copyright to the work if you beat me to the punch.


Annabelle 2012


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