Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Two Umbrellas

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Both forms of the Hanzi / Kanji for Umbrella
This word also means sunshade and parachute and canopy sometimes.
An rain umbrella has the sign for rain added.

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Thursday, 15 January 2015

Mukking Rain !

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So why am I thinking about rain? We seem to be alternating between not enough and too much in the wrong places lately. Rain is always a gift but most of us farmers gardeners commuters would prefer continuous light drizzle that really soaks into the ground and preferably at night or in the evening?

Given the large number of Cantonese speakers in Sydney I'm surprised a pun hasn't made itself into Australian English of people praying for some MUKKING RAIN punning on the ... er ... usage of the F word ?

The way the weather is I can only finally suggest people also use folding brollies that have patterns that work as a parasol or sunshade?

Saturday, 10 January 2015

Its raining in Sydney!

#technozi #sydney #hanzi #rain #typography

I had a technozi prepared based on a theme of summer heat so today its pouring rain instead! So I edited a old svg file of the rain / weather radical and tweaked it so hopefully it looks like its made of cloud and sky. Or suggests  that?
Given how heavy the rain is I probably should have used a gray gradient !
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The svg was rendered and edited  from Kai Ti Font 

Saturday, 3 January 2015

Xiang your Tote !

Didn't like what was available at the New year Sales?

You can get a Rainbow Kaoru Tote Bag from Red Bubble

Xiang Again

#Xiagn #hanzi #perfume 
Google stats says these two were amongst my most popular posts during 2014
#copyright #julievaux  

Both images copyright Julie Vaux 2015 

Saturday, 27 December 2014

Seasons Greetings

May whatever divinity you honor help bring you blessings and good fortune!

Thats a Japanese Buddhist version of the Goddess of Fortune !

and may you also experience wisdom insight access to good learning and enlightenment 

This image is Benten the Japanese version of Sarasvati.

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Wishing you a Storm Free Xmas

North or Southern Hemisphere there's always the risk of storms !

Here's hoping the deities of thunder and lightning stay away.

This is the image of the Chinese Lightning Goddess

Have  a great Christmas everyone!