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Fly Amanita

Mixedmedia in coldpressed-papper, A5.

Part of my application for Konstfack.



In the hills of Cheviot

North Canterbury Farm Forestry Association visited a couple of farms near Cheviot last Thursday.

The first is a small–holding north of Cheviot that was enthusiastically planted and landscaped around 20 years ago, with ponds ornamental trees and walnuts. 1,613 more words

Hold your promise and don't kill me

They say you can take me places

Help me remember

Help me forget


I’m tempted to go

I’m tempted to stay

What do I want from you? 59 more words


Early October

The mallards on my home pond gradually molted into their breeding plumage, so I could now distinguish males from females, in most cases. Some males were already in good feather for breeding, while others lagged behind, sometimes way behind. 688 more words

The Magic Mushroom - The Fly Agaric (Amanita Muscaria)

Okay, who hasn’t played Super Mario Brothers?  Anyone? I thought so.  So, this is the mushroom that would “make you bigger” in the video game.  After you read about this mushroom, you will see why it made the character double in size, begin breaking bricks with their head, and able to take an extra hit from an enemy.  439 more words


Eating poison

I have reports, from two good observers, of marmots on Gold Ridge eating monkshood, a plant that is known to be highly toxic. In fact, extracts of this plant (genus… 874 more words


Medium: Ink on Mixed Media Paper

Thoughts: I drew some mushrooms once. It was cool.