Composer Thomas Hewitt Jones has started a conversation on the humming motif of former British PM with a short musical fantasy developing a motif as sung by David Cameron as he entered no.10 Downing Street on 11 July 2016. This is the piece that wrote and hastily recorded between midnight and 2am on 12 July 2016:


Reverse-drawing of “Flower Child” by Meredith Eliassen, 2016.

This was my response in approximately the same time frame (though not in two hours)… the artistic impulse is to create or compose harmony when there is seeming discord.

This “fantasy”  imagines new growth and optimism in transformation.

Flower Child with Butterfly Notecard


“Who would want to live with some crickets in your room carousing loudly all night? That is to say, either befriend all your thoughts, party with them the best you can… or toss the rascals out.” Words by Persian poet Hafiz (1325/26-1389/90), image by Meredith Eliassen, 2016.

Notecard and Survivors’ Hub Postcard