Tuesday, June 26, 2012

l.a. to melbourne

goodbye hacienda hotel and marvelous trees
hello australia!
i first saw...eucalyptus
but the camera was elsewhere.
 and hello australia
and beautiful silks
 first impressions
 things that move me
 beautiful, beautiful and so wonderful 
 i just want to burrow into these lovelies and go to sleep
but i instead got to sleep 
in a stack of comfort
marion and her elephant have made me happily at home
and there's a wonderful lift
that i took a ride in.
more to come--


Long Ridge Farm said...

I picture you perfectly.
so glad you are safe and sound.
enjoy Fitzroy...it's a lovely slice of Melbourne.

Velma said...

grinning with happiness!

Fiona Dempster said...

Welcome to Oz!!

ronnie said...

I *know* that silky shelf!

henrietta (aka ani aka zani) said...

Inspiringly beautiful.

Jennifer said...

Oh! What a great way to start your time in Oz! I'm so intrigued...and a bit envious, truth be told. Enjoy!

PS Elephant?

Velma said...

jennifer, the wonderful elephant is her husband.

Gardener in the Distance said...

Only by reading these comments did I realise you've been to Fitzroy, Velma. Perfect. I hope there are many more places to stop and wonder on your journey.

india flint said...

welcome to Oz me dear
see you soon!

Velma said...

fasial, i'm here for two weeks! in fitzroy. i am so looking forward to teaching, starting sunday, but i have a couple of days to prep and play so i intend to!

india, woohoo, woohoo. this place is magic, as you said.

Penny Berens said...

Enjoy your adventures down under!

Velma said...

thanks, penny!

neki desu said...

those silks left me breathless♥♥

Velma said...

neki, as my childhood physician used to say: "beeze haard"!

onesmallstitch said...

so glad your feet are safely on the ground. looks and sounds wonderful. all that fibre and yarn and I would be flying.

Velma said...

jean, one wonder is that so much is in the natural color that you can totally envision what to de with it. the variety is rich, indeed.

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