These words by Warsan Shire moved me, and
I hope she is fine with me putting them into my sketchbook then sharing them.
It hurts everywhere.
I am happy that France has a brain and realizes that the terrorists were not refugees.
I don’t consider this politics. I consider this humanities.
I spent a Christmas Eve and Day with my then best girlfriend
on the Île-de-France snuggled into a B&B during a snowy two days,
with our foods for our feasts on a windowsill (our fridge)
and non-stop reading for two days, walks, and eating.
It was delightful.
I came close to staying there permanently, I loved the French so much.
Inked sketches in a Stillman & Birn Delta Journal with (mostly) Platinum Carbon pen or Pilot Parallel pen 1.5. Goulet’s sample inks, and Super5 or De Artramentis Document inks, Daniel Smith, QoR, Holbien and Greenleaf & Blueberry Watercolors.
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