Ten Years Later – a very short story

Ten Years Later

The pigeon flew toward my face on the crowded main street. A clip on the forehead by a claw but a near miss. The same threat from looming faces.
   Two women trundled over to ask if I was all right. One of them dragged a child.
   “Good Jesus, you’re lucky he didn’t take your eye out! And we only saw The Birds last night,” she blared, half at me, half at her companion who swished her fingers in the sign of a cross on her chest.
    “That happened to me in Venice. This bould little thing throwing peanuts at me,” she said, shaking her shackled arm with the little culprit who at the end of it, eye level with one large brown button restraining an apocalyptic bosom.
    The little girl was about eight. She seemed to be in shock, her face bookended by two hot ears. Her face wore an impossible expression, one that implicated her as the perpetrator of my attack. I was handed a tissue.
    “Thank you,” I said, trying to wipe the funky volucrine invasion from my face.
    They smiled perfunctorily, advised me to see a doctor for a shot, and took their leave. For no reason I could account for, I found myself glaring after the little girl being hauled away. She peered back at me. In a silent gesture she placed her hand upon her chest like an idol. It filled me with a sense of doom. 

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An art class with a twist! This unique artistic experience will teach you the basics of drawing and how to experiment like the masters did. You’ll also plumb the depths of your inner reservoir of inspiration and get to know yourself better in a supportive and fun environment.

Every Wednesday from July 10th-August 14th, 4-6pm.

Click here to book your place. Class is limited to 12 so book early to avoid disappoint.

Classical & Experimental Drawing Classes – Vancouver Jul 10th – Aug 14th



“All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions” – Leonardo DaVinci


Do you want to learn the basics of drawing and break new ground through experimentation like the masters did? Are you also interested in learning more about yourself and in achieving healing and enlightenment through your artistic expression? Then you are welcome to join me for a unique experience in “Classical & Experimental Drawing” with a focus on art history and self-exploration.

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