Friday, February 29, 2008

Thailand Donation

Many years ago I had the extraordinary opportunity to go to India for several months. It was truly a life altering experience-the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the country were unbelievably rich, and the wonderful people that I met in my travels were undeniably among the finest I have encountered in my life. I respect everyone that has a desire to broaden their viewpoint and enrich their lives through interaction with people from many nations, be it neighbors within their community or by travelling across the world to share daily life on different soil.

I am donating the above piece to a group of teacher candidates currently in the Faculty of Education that are fortunate enough to have the opportunity to finish their studies overseas at Lertlah School in Bangkok, Thailand. In Thailand, they will have the exciting opportunity of working as full-time classroom teachers for an entire school year while still attending regular university classes. At the same time, they will gain valuable experience teaching English as an Additional Language and learning to adapt their teaching as they work with different cultures, both skills that are greatly in demand in Manitoba. In preparation, the group has organized a fundraising social at Blush Ultraclub on Friday, March 14, 2008 from 9pm-2am. For more information, please visit

Also, I am a sucker for cute packaging!


anny said...

This looks fabulous. The piece is gorgeous. I love metalwork!

Thanks so much for your support.


ms. froggie said...

ohhhh!!!! your work is just FABULOUS, POPPY! thanks so much for the super kind words on my blog and the visit. your work is just stunning! :)))


the AIRY FAIRY said...

i adore dragonflies and that necklace is just beautiful. what an intricate work of art!

Precious Memories. Always Remember. said...

I love the packaging boxes! where did you get those?? The dragon flies are AMAZING!!


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