Sometimes life has its owns plans. Sierra Leone will never leave my soul. As a young man growing up on the shores of West Africa, I believed I would never venture far from it, in the physical sense at least. The last two decades of my life brought with it some normal and some not… Continue reading Conscious Acts of Wandering
There are treasures to be taken away from this country which has not yet found an interpreter equal to the abundance of riches which it displays Paul Cézanne Floating on the Walls Acrylic on Canvas23 x 30.5 x 3.5cm (unframed) © Pierre Bamin 2019. All Rights Read ‘The Rock’ narrative Please contact me with your print or license… Continue reading Floating on the Walls
Many years ago, I was fishing off a rock when a lowly canoe pulled up alongside. The fisherman, his name Mohamed, asked me to help steady him in as he dismounted amongst the rocks and rolling water. His catch was being delivered to the local club some meters behind me. As we dragged in, I… Continue reading Line is Cast
Never slacken! A slack fishing line, especially in wind and choppy conditions, is more often than not the main cause for line tangles and disruption. Before preparing to cast a hand-line, it is very important you lay the coils down in an organised fashion. If the elements of high winds and choppy waters rage against… Continue reading Circling, Waiting, Watching.
A boy stands on a rock and drops a line. As his years and stories progress, he becomes fussier; a bigger catch, a certain type, volume … the sea is deep and vast. We do what we can, with what we have. Either way, to survive, we must be creative. Wasted time, surely… staying fixed… Continue reading The Rock Narrative
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“The Quiet Man” An absolute pleasure to paint
Perr, we yu fɔs kam, a pul yu na dɛn an ɛn a hol yu so;soteeee wi rich na tɔŋ a nɔ lɛf yu.Na so a bin hol yu! Pa Umaro “Should you ever visit Freetown and bump into Pa Umaro, please tell him that Perr says Hi.”