I have been commissioned to paint Kerry’s portrait (bus driver colleague, who is dying of cancer) for the Archibald Prize. I plan to paint her in her hospital bed, ravaged by cancer, plus an image of her standing beside the bed in her bus driver’s uniform and another image of…
The Lord of the Manor: Lying in State
The Lord of the Manor has died and he is lying in state with great pomp and ceremony. There is a feeling of a great sense of tradition behind it but it also feels a bit passe. I am witnessing the dream both as the Lord of the Manor and as a separate observer. As Lord of the Manor I just wish it would be finished with.
Dream notes and associations
The recent tv coverage of the death and funeral of Elizabeth II. I must admit that I was both captivated and bored by the coverage of this event, Even though I was bored by it I still couldn't stop watching it. This Lord of the Manor character is an interesting character to explore.
My feelings throughout the dream and on awakening
A sense of tradition, boredom, frustration,