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Into the Mists

It was no easy task to pick out a path in the half-light. All I could make out was a narrow trail leading downhill through tall trees. Of the town there was no sign. From this, I gathered I had … Continue reading

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Alba’s Going Forth

There were nigh on one hundred people in the Journey Hall by the time I slipped into the room. No matter how often they took place, everyone in the Guild Halls wanted to be present at a Going Forth, some … Continue reading

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Alba Prepares to Travel

The afternoon passed quickly, too quickly for the visits and explorations I had hoped to undertake before setting out on my journey. I wandered through the halls and workshops and engaged in pleasant exchanges with the guild artists and travellers … Continue reading

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Alba Arrives at the Guild

I emerged from the haze and into a cacophony of impressions: the sharp scent of sea water, gulls crying as they soared on the wind, the rumble of carts and tapping of wooden clogs on cobbled paths, the voices of … Continue reading

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Alba’s Map

This is Alba’s map. I’d say it’s around two-thirds of the way completed, but that seems right for now. I have a hunch Alba will learn more about the map tomorrow, and the rest will become evident as she journeys. … Continue reading

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Alba’s Doll

Alba’s doll took a while to manifest. I actively considered several options, with paper being my default choice. However, this was not, apparently, what Alba had in mind. Walking through the local park, I’d find myself scouring the ground for … Continue reading

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Journey Box

This is what my travelling box looks like at the moment. It’s by no means finished, but I thought I’d share a photo of its current state. The box started out as two wooden wine crates. The feet were a … Continue reading

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Alba – The Equinox

Time is not the constant phenomenon people think it is. Time ebbs and flows. It has flurries and maelstroms, shallows and whitewaters. Time has tripping currents and perilous undertows, meanders, and gushing falls. I have always known how to interpret … Continue reading

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Susan Letham (UK/Germany)

Travels as Alba http://artangelix.blogspot.com/ I walk between worlds, familiar with all, truly at home in none. Art and writing help me offset the risk of becoming lost in translation. The arts are tools I use to interpret my sojourns and … Continue reading

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Intro: Susan (Alba)

I’m Susan Letham, an English artist living in the north of Germany. In my “real” life, I’m fifty-something, have three adult children and several grandchildren, one of whom is journeying with us as a guild novice. This project is another … Continue reading

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