Here is a note from Wagner to Otto Wesendonk on 16 March 1854:
Homer crept out of my library.
I asked: where are you going?
He said: to congratulate Otto Wesendonk on his birthday.
I answered: congratulate from me as well!
|Glass square and dancers|
|Glass and leaves on an early winter windowsill.|
|Wagner: etching (2008)|
|Stefan Mickisch, a man with a gift |
for explaining Wagner's music
|Festspielhaus - the Opera House that Wagner built in Bayreuth|
(painted in 2009)
|Our lovely model|
|Rat turned lamb|
|Fire trail walkway|
|Bush turkeys crossing the path|
|Path from fire trail to lookout|
|At the end of the path the ocean is reflected in the morning puddles.|
|South east - the mouth of the Hawkesbury River|
|Pearl Beach, Patonga and, across the water, Palm Beach, are top right.|
|Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)|
|Real fruit ... the raspberry had a little silver no top|
|Celebrating with friends|
|Berlin 2009: Glass of beer and a candle|
|Surrounded by a sea of red.|
|Jonas Kaufmann - Met Opera website photo|
|Lisa Harper-Brown sings|
|Anna Pierard and the choir sing: Jose Aparicio conducts|
|Dominion Post on a Cafe table made from old treadle sewing machine|
(at Soul Food Cafe in Taihape)