Sunday, May 23, 2010


Did you know that today, 23 May, is World Turtle Day? This was started by the American Tortoise Rescue in 2000 " to increase respect and knowledge for the world's oldest creatures, These gentle animals have been around for about 200 million years, yet they are rapidly disappearing as a result of the exotic food industry, habitat destruction and the cruel pet trade.".

I only just found out but as it happens I've been trying my hand at a turtle themed screenprint for our furoshiki. So, to celebrate the turtles, here's the wip ...
(and it is v much wip :) )

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