Katie Ponder is a new-to-me illustrator whose macabre yet whimsical style is ideally suited to stage projects. In fact the first illustration here is a poster for Glyndebourne’s new opera “Agreed”, and Katie’s work also includes pieces on The Rite of Spring, The Magic Flute, Pierrot and Columbine and Les Sylphides.
If her earthsea quartet wasn’t enough, this schedule alone would endear me to author Ursula Le Guin
Now this is the way to meet spring showers
A member of the Bloomsberries.
Depending where you’re starting from these photos of India and Paris are equally exotic. All travel for pleasure / by choice is a luxury.
Photos by @vanillecanelle, @jordanferney and @lodestaranthology
Haiku from a poet and Japanese TV star of the 60s, Machi Tawara.