01 April 2010
One IS influenced by one's adventures.
Modern Primitive (featured on the back cover of RWTC) flew into one's head all the way from childish memories of growing up in Papua New Guinea - a lerrrng time ago.
This woolly thing is an interpretation of this.....
photo Courtesy of... taken at the Rabaul Mask Festival in 2004
For those who haven't already heard the age old story....
.... one's name, Loani, spoken Lo-ar-ny,
is a Papuan name and means - wait for it - beautiful flower.
Or 'fertile valley' depending on how many drinks one has had.
(Now be polite)
I am still trying to fathom the call of the tea cosy.
If more than three people turn up to any gig at all - I am surprised.
click on to embiggen all those smiles
And thank you Annie for taking such good care of me and my books and the whole shebang.
You are a STAR!