The demands on my time have not abated. Old and unscanned art again this week (from a sketchbook I thought I’d lost, but which I simply hadn’t unpacked after moving flat).

The town of Liptovský Mikuláš used to be called Liptovský Svätý Mikuláš, or Liptov Saint Nicholas (the Slovaks sometimes name towns after saints, or days of the week). The Communists, however, disliked religious names, so excised the “Svätý” (Saint) from many names, including this one, and also the town of Svätý Martin (St. Martin), which is now known simply as “Martin”.

Anyway, the church in the Liptovský Mikuláš town centre:


The chapel near Marianka, north of Bratislava:


The kettle in the kitchen of the flat wherein the Significant Other used to live:




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