Thursday, January 28, 2021

2702

On Elephantback: a digital collage
evening encroaching -
ripped banana fronds bend
with the wind in waves
© gillena cox 2021



Zeppelin Drop: a digital collage




Midnight Robber Charcoal drawing


The midnight Robber is one of the most recognizable Trinidad and Tobago traditional carnival characters. This dark and mysterious character is both loved and feared. If the ominous costume wasn't enough, he is well equipped with an elaborate speech which would terrify his audience into parting with his or her cash...
 


BLOG HOPPING TODAY WITH
 Mysterious and Dark

AND

REVISIT

28 January 2018
28 January 2014
28 January 2013



BON APPETIT 
photo mine from my  archives 
Tea AND Jollof Rice



ENJOY THE MUSIC 

29 comments:

Kokopelli said...

Love the Midnight Robber! Have a nice day!

Elkes Lebensglück said...

That's interesting this dreaded midnight robber, a great drawing of it.
Beautiful the Posting with Video!
Have a good day, hugs Elke

Ella said...

Your charcoal drawing is beautiful, and so is the music!

Sim said...

What an elegant and colourful elephant-transport Gillena!
Take care of you.

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Kokopelli

Much��love

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Elke

Much��love

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Ella

Much��love

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Sim

Much��love

L said...

Thank you for sharing the midnight robber, I’ve never heard of him before, beautiful work!

Cathy Kennedy said...

Gillena,

The midnight robber would be someone to fear but your music drives any fear away. I love the bubbly calypso sound! I feel like I'm on the warm sands of an island paradise. Have a doodletastic day!

Curious as a Cathy

Christine said...

Nice post, the midnight robber sounds scary.

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Laurie

Much��love

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Cathy

Much��love

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Christine

Much��love

Deann said...

Wonderful colorful and fun.

Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Deann

Much��love

DVArtist said...

Ohhh I love these digital art pieces, and your the midnight robber is awesome. That rice looks so good. Recipe?

Gillena Cox said...

My Jollof Rice

Thanks for dropping by Nicole

Much love...

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I have a friend who plays steel drums who spent six months in Trinidad one year preparing for Carnival. I'll have to ask him if he's heard of the Midnight Robber. I love your distinctly unique digital images you created and your drawing.

Gillena Cox said...

Thank you for your appreciation Elizabeth

Much love...

Tom said...

...Gillena, thanks for warming me up on this cold morning with your tropical collage, there will be no elephant riding for me today! Take care.

Gillena Cox said...

☺ thanks for dropping by Tom

Much love...

Rain said...

I love your haiku Gillena! And neat story about the Midnight Robber, well done on the charcoal drawing, very mysterious and dark!!! :)

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Rain

Much love...

Andrea @ From The Sol said...

Midnight Robber ... scary thought :) My fav today is the music ... love, love, love the music. Great job, Gillena!

Andrea @ From the Sol

Gillena Cox said...

Glad you dropped by Andrea

Much love...

NatureFootstep said...

I have never been riding an elephant. Seems like a pity when I see your artwork. :)

Gillena Cox said...

Glad you dropped by Monica

Much love...

rosy said...

re bonjour,
je viens de parcourir une grande partie de votre site... une merveille !!! merci d'exister

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