This is michelle page's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following michelle page's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
michelle page
I'm happily married and lucky enough to know it.
Interests: travel, dogs, games, art, animals, old cars, language, cooking, movies, reading, photography, shoes, chickens, clothing, my husband. not in that order.
Recent Activity
Image
Jit Gurung and his assistant peruse the 'Sign Painter' book I first hired Jit in June, 2007, on my first Nepal Art Dog trip. He is a fine illustrator and asked last trip for me to bring some quality magic... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Danger Dog Blog
Image
Shahi with his paintings to be sold in gift shops. The artist Shahi has begun this season's Nepal Art Dogs. I have been hiring Shahi since my first Danger Dog trip in June, 2007. He has moved studios, and I... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Danger Dog Blog
Image
I have never enjoyed such a day long view of the Annapurna Range as yesterday in Pokhara. Fishtail Mountain from a village near Pokhara We started out with an hour-long bus ride, went to the end of the road and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Danger Dog Blog
Image
We are always happy to return to The Green Tara Hotel while in Pokhara. Sunrise from the Green Tara Hotel rooftop in Pokhara Sunrise photo taken from the rooftop of the Green Tara Hotel in Pokhara. We love to stay... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Danger Dog Blog
Image
Lake Fewa in Pokhara is beautiful at any time of the day. Boats on Fewa Lake Morning on Fewa Lake. The boats are ready to ferry both locals and tourists across the Lake. There are no motorized vessels allowed on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
Sagar is a new artist for the Nepal Art Dog project and I am excited to see what he will come up with. Sagar's Studio in Pokhara Sagar's studio is in an old building just directly across the street from... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2014 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
The first few Nepal Art Dogs by Dilip are in the works. Dosie the Rescue Dog by Dilip Dosie is a handsome (and awesome) rescue dog. This is an early version, but it is good to see the works in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2014 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
There are many street dogs that hang out near the World Heritage Site of Boudha in Kathmandu. Tibetan ladies feed the street dogs of Boudha In earlier posts, I photographed a tiny Tibetan woman that regularly fed the street dogs... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2014 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
Cute Kathmandu pup near Dilip's studio This Spitz looks good with her large red tikka. This lucky dog, a Spitz, sports a bright red tikka on her forehead. She is a lucky dog since she belongs to a fishmonger's stall.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2014 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
I have been busy placing orders for the latest Danger Dogs while here in Kathmandu. Sagar Bitsa reads about sign painters in the US I brought along Faythe Levine and Samuel Macon's brillant book 'Sign Painters' about sign painters in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2014 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
The weather is fine here in Boudha, Kathmandu. I paid a visit to a friend's garden. A lucky Kathmandu puppy with his huge bone This huge bone appeared in the alley outside my guest house. Crows, puppies and street dogs... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
The 2014 Westminster Dog Show has awarded Best in Show to Sky the Wire Haired Fox Terrier. This is the 14th time that a Fox Terrier has won this honor, a record. Bebe the Fox Terrier by Sanjib Rana Bebe... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2014 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
Last night I watched my first Westminster Dog Show and was happy to see some of my favorite breeds and their Standard of Excellence personified by some pretty lovely dogs. Bowie the White Standard Poodle Bowie is another great example... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
January 31, 2014, marks the beginning of the Year of the Wood Horse in the Chinese Zodiac. This will be a long year, as the lunar Year of the Horse ends February 18, 2015. To celebrate, we are off to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2014 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
Lily the Pomeranian by Megh Raj This is the first drawing of Lily the Pomeranian by Megh Raj Thapa. Lily the Pomeranian a little farther along Now you can see that Megh Raj has added more detail to his portrait... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2013 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
It is fascinating to watch an artist's process. Layer after layer is necessary to reach the final portrait. This is the first in a series of how a Danger Dog is born... Sagar Bitsa is today's featured artist. Mochi is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2013 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
Jitters the Border Collie Jitters the Border Collie shines in his three portraits by Sagar Bitsa, Indra Lama and Dilip Niroj (clockwise from top left). Dylan the Rhodesian Ridgeback Dylan the Rhodesian Ridgeback is looking good in his portraits by... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2013 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
Riley the Black Standard Poodle Riley is a fine Black Standard Poodle. I had three photos and could not choose which was best so went with one of each. Her portraits are by Nara, Sagar and Megh Raj (clockwise from... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2013 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
Izzy by Dilip, Sagar and Megh Raj (clockwise from top left) Izzy is a beauty as well as a best friend, as you can see here by this triple set of portraits. Lars the Labradoodle by Indra, Megh Raj and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2013 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
Henry the Papillion Henry the Papillion shines in his final three by Indra Lama, Sagar Bitsa and Dilip Niroj (clockwise from top left). Ruby Sue the Terrier Mix Ruby Sue is a late addition to the orders and she turned... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2013 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
Finals are coming in (not so) fast and furious. Here are some pets with their final three. Which would you choose? Roubaix the Chocolate Lab Roubaix by Indra, Dilip and Sagar (clockwise from top left) show how differently the artists... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
Hermione and Neville and their final portraits Hermione the Bichon Frisee and her cohort Neville look comfy on the couch in their final portraits (by Sagar Bitsa, Megh Raj Thapa and Sanjib Rana - clockwise from top left). Tank the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2013 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
Mo Mo the Lhasa Apso by Sanjib Ranba I snapped a photo of Mo Mo at last year's Thanksgiving feast, gave it to Sanjib and this was the result. I had not yet seen it, but the recipient was pleased... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2013 at Danger Dog Blog
Image
Everyone is busy putting the final touches on their Danger Dogs. Izzy the Best Friend by Megh Raj Izzy is on the right path, as Megh Raj has almost finished his portraits. Just the writing is missing on this one.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2013 at Danger Dog Blog
Happy Thanksgiving to you all from Kathmandu! Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at Danger Dog Blog