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Never Be Bullied Into Mediocrity!

Portrait art by Marina Kim

This morning Tim and I had a dog walk together. I relayed to him my bed-time booster conversation with Alina the night before: “When people think about Alina, the word which springs to mind is Power. Power. Power of brain, muscle power, power of imagination, memory… You are powerful, Alina.” I do this remedial conversations […]

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Acrostic

"Artist by the Sea" Drypoint Marina Kim

Alina asked me if I knew what acrostic was. I didn’t. (I had an idea, but wasn’t entirely sure, as usual…) She asked Daddy, Daddy, of course, knew. I listened in on what he said, and that confirmed my idea, so, basically I knew (as always!) but wasn’t certain (as ususal!) Two glasses of wine […]

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Art and Sweetcorn

Short story by Marina Kim

In September 2009 my younger daughter Alina came to my studio for an hour or two. That visit led to an illustrated short story “Art and Sweetcorn”. Here it is: Sweetcorn is hot this season. On the way to the studio I made a detour to the Farmers’ Market, but going home in the evening […]

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