Author Archives: alicemason1
A painting of a paradise garden with white bird, woman and cat with Stargazer lilies. Measures 61 cm by 76 cm. 24 inches by 30 inches. Acrylic paint and gold leaf. In my etsy shop.
‘Art is the activity that exalts and denies simultaneously.’ ‘No artist tolerates reality,’ says Nietzche. That is true, but no artist can get along without reality. Artistic creation is a demand for unity, and a rejection of the world. But … Continue reading
Gold mouths cry with the green youngcertainty of the bronze boyremembering a thousand autumnsand how a hundred thousand leavescame sliding down his shoulder bladespersuaded by his bronze heroic reason.We ignore the coming doom of goldand we are glad in this … Continue reading
The Mystic is often misunderstood in our culture, depicted as a wandering or lighthearted daydreamer. Yet like Shiva, the true Mystic plays a critical role in society, remaining fearlessly dedicated to the path of transformation. In order to save the … Continue reading
As well as being an artist I am also an online English teacher, with over twenty years experience teaching English to international students. I live by the sea on the East Sussex coast of England. I am TEFL, CELTA and … Continue reading
My sister Emma is no wallflower and last night we celebrated her 50th. Botts had a £150 bottle of tequila. It was lethal. The night was exceptionally hot as the past week or so has been. After the celebrations I had … Continue reading
My friend Tara is the quintessential ‘Girl with the sun in her hair’ from a John Barry soundtrack, and in her middle years still a Goddess. She once texted me to say, ‘I’m going off in a speed boat’ when … Continue reading
In these days of blind faith, I am very glad I have intuition and inner knowing. Sadly we are being silenced.
An example of disaster capitalism in action from a virus. From Simply Flying: When will all this end? This is a question on just about everyone’s minds at the moment.According to Goldman Sachs, we should be out of this in … Continue reading