So much going on here, not just the build-and-all-things-related, nor the beings that have appeared on my freeed-up workbench in the studio (a byproduct of my personal building frenzy)
I have become an activist, somewhat small-time and late in the day, but hey very involved and fired up!
what about you may wonder?
Let me explain: in the nearby woods, or rather in the recreational part of those woods (only in the Netherlands do we have these kinds of distinctions I guess) the campsite changed hands 10 years ago.
The new consortium of owners blew in from the Randstad, imagining they were treading upon uninhabited territory - as if such a things exists in our teeny tiny country - followed in their trail by their many handsomely paying guests, turning the once quiet, rather boring, campsite into a noisy event-tooting wannabe place for the incrowd.
For 7 months of the year we might be treated to music on a balmy Summer evening as it stampedes into our gardens and bedrooms, or shaken up by fireworks at midnight.....light-laser shows have shooed away the little owls from their nesting box, peace no more for the critters in the woods, litter noise light, ugh!
Recently they have acquired a licence to enlarge the site ánd organise 12 events during the season, officially, 'cos up till now they have been staging way more than the 2 they have permits for. I do not know how this kind of stuff is regulated in other countries, but here you can only dispute a permit application once it has been granted!
So there we are, on opposing sides of the poker table.
I'm not gonna say more because I don't know who's reading this blog and I do not want to show my cards just yet
Your critters are bursting out all over! Love that last image. The color is great, the action lively...just raw. xo
good luck ... I fear it will be a hard fight
but we will stand our corner, for what it's worth
the link didn't work for me but I found Munakata elsewhere, thanks XX
(I know how much leaf-blowers piss you off, the guy who invented that contraption deserves a long stay in purgatory)
[although i like to imagine deep down we all want the same thing: to love and be loved.....crappy christmas well-wishing is creeping into my head!]