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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.
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Sagar Bitsa's finals are in! 9 lovely portraits of dogs, a cat and Saint Roch. Sport by Sagar Bitsa Sport cavorts in her forest setting with a ring of daisies as a garland in her final portrait by Sagar Bitsa... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Sanjib's finals are in and beautiful! He spares no effort in the details and background on his dog portraits. Sanjib uses acrylic paint rather than the standard enamel used by Nepal's sign painters. Beagle Billy Bean by Sanjib Rana Billy... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Finals are coming in fast and furious in these last weeks. Chester, Cooper and St. Roch, Patron Saint of Dogs Sanjib Rana's fabulous rendition of St. Roch, patron saint of dogs along with Chester and Cooper - a Foxhound and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Dilip has added the lettering to Sanjib Rana's artwork and has a few new finals on his own. Wolfie hand painted on metal by Dilip Niroj Wolfie's nickname is "Werewolf" and he often hears the phrase "Werewolf? Where Wolf?" from... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Megh Raj has finished his Danger dog portraits and they are beautiful. Simon the Tabby Cat hand painted on metal by Megh Raj Thapa Simon the Tabby has arresting eyes in his final portrait by the artist Megh Raj Thapa.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Dilip never disappoints. Here are his latest and greatest... Shempy the Rescue Dog by Dilip Shempy is a lucky and pretty little dog. Her final by Dilip Niroj is bold and beautiful. Billy Bean the Beagle by Dilip Niroj Billy... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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These beauties from Sanjib Rana still await final lettering, but are otherwise totally vibrant. Callie the Labradoodle hand painted on metal by Sanjib Rana First we have Callie, a charming Labradoodle pup that shines in her lovely backyard. Nilly the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Dilip Niroj has completed another painting, and there are more to come. Ben, a champion Rhodesian Ridgeback, hand painted on metal in Nepal Ben is a handsome Rhodesian Ridgeback and here he is in all his glory. St Roch with... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Megh Raj Thapa has been busy with his commissions. A very detailed and empathetic painter, you can tell he loves animals by these works. Flint the Mastiff hand painted on metal by Megh Raj Flint, aka Pudding Face Flint, is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Wolfie the Werewolf by Dilip Happy Halloween! The first finals from the artist Dilip Niroj are finished! Wolfie does not need to dress up with those teeth! This rescue pup is looking good in his first portrait by Dilip. Gotham... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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The third day of Tihar starts as being the Day of the Cow, but the real fun starts when evening comes and every home is adorned with colorful powders (rangolis) leading to their front door. Also lit by butter lamps... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Nepal's Day of the Dog is celebrated once a year. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Jasmine the Boxer Jasmine the White Boxer by Megh Raj Thapa. Henry the Boxer Henry the Boxer hand painted on metal by Megh Raj. Two Shih Tzu Dogs and their Shepherd friend Tater Tot, Minnie and Maggie by Megh Raj... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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It gets exciting this time of the trip, when i go all over Kathmandu picking up finished artworks. Dilip Niroj's studio near Gausala Dilip lays out his signs to dry in the sunshine outside his studio. Puffy the Muscovy duck... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Megh Raj has been busy this trip. He has moved into a new studio and is happily painting portraits of pets. Birdie the American Staffordshire Terrier by Megh Raj. Birdie the American Staffordshire Terrier by Megh Raj. There is a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Some new finals are in from the always fantastic Dilip of Niroj Arts here in Kathmandu! You are in for a treat. Birdie the American Staffordshire by Dilip Birdie is a beauty in her hand painted 'Beware of Dog' sign... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Sanjib Rana has just delivered his first Danger Dogs and Cats. You are in for a treat. Chester the Foxhound and Cooper the Beagle in the thanka style by Sanjib Rana Thanka style seems to come naturally for Sanjib in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Chester and Cooper Thanka style! Chester the Foxhound and Cooper the Beagle are the first Thanka Dogs from Nepal. These dogs' clever owner came up with the idea to paint them Thanka style. Jit's version is a beauty and there... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Puffy the Muscovy Duck by Jit Gurung Puffy is my first Muscovy Duck and what a handsome boy he is! His keeper tells me that he sounds like something out of a horror movie as he angrily puffs along, but... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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Tiri was off-limits to tourists without a special pass until about 5 years ago. Technically in Upper Mustang, and subject to a pricey permit of $50 US per day per person, not including anything else, it was overlooked. There is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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The dogs of Mustang in Nepal have a great life. They are free to roam where they want and sleep in some outrageous places. Thondrup, a Nepali Dog in Marpha This is Thondrup, a big dog from Marpha. These photos... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2017 at Danger Dog Blog
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The latest finals are hot off the presses and ready for you to ask yourself: which would I choose? Chester and Copper's final 3 Chester and Cooper in their final 3 portraits by the Nepali signboard artists are finally here.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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I have picked up the last final Danger Dog portraits for this trip and will be busy letting you see the results. Louie the Lover and his final 3 portraits Louie the Lover is relaxed and handsome in his final... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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The finals are pouring in in these last few days of my trip to Kathmandu. See which one you would choose! Dutch the black and white Cat and his final 3 It is not only dogs that get to be... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog
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The best time of the trip for me is when I can see and compare the 3 very different portraits of the same pet. Looking at the details such as how they do the eyes, the paws, the fur, the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2016 at Danger Dog Blog