On Leave

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Greeting card – On Leave

“Inside? Inside I’m legging it as fast as I can through some be-yonder Vandemonian dry sclerophyll forest trailing behind me a wake of whirling leaves…”

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Description

Greeting card – On Leave

“Inside? Inside I’m legging it as fast as I can through some be-yonder Vandemonian dry sclerophyll forest trailing behind me a wake of whirling leaves…”

 The Card

  • Original illustration hand-drawn then digitally finished
  • Printed locally in Sligo, Ireland
  • Printed on A6 300gsm card stock
  • Supplied with a brown kraft-fleck envelope
  • Packaged in a protective cellophane sleeve
  • Blank inside for your own message
  • No, you don’t get the pen.

Shipping

Shipped via standard post. Irish orders should arrive through your letterbox within 2-4 business days (Please refer to average shipping times for orders outside of the Republic of Ireland). Sent in a hard backed envelope to ensure it reaches you in prime condition.

Story

Being the antipodean vagrant that I’ve become it still takes me a while to shift evenly with the seasons. As we work our way into one season here in the north, friends to the far south are walking their way into the opposite. Sifting through memories of the Great Southern Land my mind drifts to images of shuffling through the grey-greens and browns of bush flora debris – eucalypts and their allies in particular. Lingering heat radiating through the cloud-gaps torn  apart by the cooler winds way up into the blue and the crush of the Summer wrack underfoot atomising that heady menthol…

Here, I’m watching the winter rain and hail lacerate the double glazing wondering when the white sheet will lift to reveal the white horses racing across the Atlantic.

But inside? Inside I’m legging it as fast as I can through some be-yonder Vandemonian dry sclerophyll trailing behind a wake of whirling leaves…

Additional information

Weight 20 g

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