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Stalwart Sentinel by Ubhejane
Stalwart Sentinel
Herons are often overlooked when scanning the shoers of BC - they blend in perfectly with the grey pebble beaches and they stand stock still surveying the area. Occasionally if you get too close they'll let you know how annoyed they get and fly off in a huff. Beautiful birds.
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


Animal Medic
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United Kingdom
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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marob0501 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday :iconhappybirthdaycakeplz:
Ubhejane Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
marob0501 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Painted-Nightmares Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Happy birthday dear! :hug:
Ubhejane Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you very much!
TarmaHartley Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you very much for the :+devwatch:! :)

I hope that you have a marvelous day! :icongrin--plz:
JBF1 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the watch ^^
JadasArtVision Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
:hug: thanks for the :+fav: :la:
byzho Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Professional Artist
Thanks so much for the Watch!
SoFDMC Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
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