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Tinder by Ubhejane
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Bone-dry forest all over Vancouver Island at the moment is causing severe forest fires - usually sparked by unthinking people chucking cigarettes out of their car windows. The smoke lingers in the air and creates this orange haze which is most intense around sunset. Taken at Westwood Lake, Nanaimo
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How things have changed since my last post! And in a good way - having completed the brutal board conversion exams I am now fully licensed to practice in Canada and the US. Visas are on their way and I'm looking at a few jobs around coastal BC. Outrageously exciting but also phenomenally stressful at the moment!

Artistic projects have been sporadic as a result and mostly seem to focus on photography. We haven't been away as much to new and exotic destinations recently but we did manage to squeeze in a delightful trip to Sicily (eating capital of the Universe), see some erupting volcanos (as evidenced in the gallery), as well as an unexpected jaunt to Las Vegas for part of the conversion exams. Once through them I have to say there are few places as good as Vegas for a post exam celebration!

It'll be strange to leave the UK - not least the family will be further away - but the world is just too interesting to live it all in one small place. And what is life without a new challenge?

Also I am currently building a tracklist with a folk song from every country in the world (plus some autonomous regions with distinctive music such as Hawai'i, Sapmi and Puerto Rico) - this is an awesome adventure and provides some upbeat cultural blending at a time when the world seems determined to be trying to raise barriers against one another again.
  • Mood: Wow!
  • Listening to: Olatunji - Ola
  • Reading: Journey Without Maps - Graham Greene
  • Watching: Musketeers
  • Playing: Theme Hospital (actually yes)
  • Eating: Fish and chips
  • Drinking: Tea - God's Elixir

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Ubhejane
Animal Medic
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
Canada
Current Residence: Cambridge, UK
Favourite genre of music: Mbaqanga, Kwassa-Kwassa and Jiti
Favourite photographer: Steve Bloom, Art Wolfe and Themba Hadebe
Favourite style of art: Cel-rendered CGI
Operating System: Various. XP usually...maybe Amiga OS shortly...
MP3 player of choice: mpMan
Skin of choice: My own!
Favourite cartoon character: Killface
Personal Quote: Copro diem
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:iconlys333:
Lys333 Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  Student Photographer
Thanks for the watch, it means a lot for me :3
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namu-the-orca Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2015
Thank you very much for watching, I love your photos - all that wildlife, it's awesome :D
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Ubhejane Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks that's nice to hear - your artwork is staggerly beautiful. seriously considering ordering one of your baleen whale anatomical paintings
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:iconnamu-the-orca:
namu-the-orca Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2015
That would be awesome, if you're certain I'd love hearing from you :D
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MYPeanutGallery Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2015
Summer Love Dance by KmyGraphic

Thanks for the Watch!
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Ubhejane Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
no worries! thanks
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marob0501 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday :iconhappybirthdaycakeplz:
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:iconubhejane:
Ubhejane Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
thankyou!
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marob0501 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
^*^
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Painted-Nightmares Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Happy birthday dear! :hug:
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