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Michael Cerulli Billingsley
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My Bio
Current Residence: Vermont and Ireland
Favourite genre of music: full bore vocals - eclectic, intelligent metre
Favourite photographer: Bill Brandt, Joseph Sudek, Imogen Cunningham, Gertrude Kasabier
Favourite style of art: Unflinching insights, penetrating layers, dancing away unharmed
Operating System: OS 10.4 on dual G5, or PowerBook G4
MP3 player of choice: iTunes
Shell of choice: nope
Wallpaper of choice: nope
Skin of choice: nope
Favourite cartoon character: Les Triplettes de Belleville
Personal Quote: Water/Brighid - a Niagara moving through the barrel that is "your" skin. Are You even in

Favourite Visual Artist
Egon Scheile
Favourite Movies
Bladerunner, Diva, Lacho Drom, Pathfinder
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Jane Siberry, Marta Sebestyén, Bebe Rebellado, Sanna Kurki-Suonio, Mari Boyne, Mouth Music
Favourite Writers
Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill, Seamus Heaney, William Yeats, Mary Oliver
Favourite Games
nope
Favourite Gaming Platform
nope
Tools of the Trade
Peak, Deck, Ensoniq, Korg, Final Cut, Steinberger fretless, Martin, Brad French, Countryman mics
Other Interests
True Intuitive/skrying - Composing/Singing - Following curiousity fully - Canoeing

Aine - Queen of May

Aine - Queen of May

If you chance to stray into the Golden Vale of Ireland, you'll find soon that the gravity there is different, as are the cardinal directions. Over there in North Munster, things are a bit twisted 'round. Not the least of it, is that the centre of it all is very particular lake, which encircled and sheltered an island - Knockadoon/Cnoc a Dúin - Hill of the People.  The lake is called Ghuir... "nurturing place" or "warm nest."  Lough Gur in what is now County Limerick. And holding it in place, to the extremes of view in the cardinal directions are four hills, the hills of Donn Fírinne (Truth/Lord of Death & Storms) - Lugh (the M

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LadyBatChicHobbyist Digital Artist
Thinking of you. Ireland is always in a secret chamber in my heart.
AvonArt General Artist
Thanks for the comment. So you heard some mp3s then? Ah... *oops* lol And you know Pamela? :) Are you into Nick's music then?

Are you anywhere else online like facebook or myspace?
LadyBatChicHobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for your wonderful emails and Celtic connections (links andsuch) I want to absorb everything.

Congrats for digging up so much Irish history, and willing to share it all with the world. :star: :hug:
LadyBatChicHobbyist Digital Artist
Hey Mr. Bix~ I checked out your Straight Arrow Recordings website. Looks very professional. Absolute coolness. :nod:

:heart: :star: :hug: xx dee (LBC)
Thanks Batchic - are you still doing "hardware" painting and putting it up on "bricks and mortar" walls... or are you totally moved over into the virtual gallery world? I'm askin' in part because while I build toward a more comprehensive Internet galleries here and elsewhere (such as YouTube, Flickr and Bebo) I also am getting very re-interested in figuring how to get my newer work into a real gallery space. Your work poses interesting challenges either way - for people to truely wrap their minds around what you're doing - so I'm curious about what you're making a priority.
J.J.
LadyBatChicHobbyist Digital Artist
yw -- I'll answer my reply in a deviantART note, jj. Check your mailbox and see! ;P xx dee
LadyBatChicHobbyist Digital Artist
In dreams begins responsibility.
William Butler Yeats

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Irish poets, learn your trade, sing whatever is well made, scorn the sort now growing up all out of shape from toe to top.
William Butler Yeats

:hug: :heart: xx dee