Summer in Pisticci…..embarrassing  incident ….

I was having a perfectly pleasant time at the “Painter of Pisticci” event. It had started roughly on time and I met some of the other artists who had also contributed work. I had been inside and looked around and then was standing outside again talking to another artist when all of a sudden everything started to go white and I felt most peculiar. I thought I’d better sit down before I fell down. It was horrible, but luckily someone went to the cafe nearby and brought me some water with sugar in it and an orange fizzy drink. By now I was sitting on a tiny chair in a corner hoping I was not going to be sick. However the drinks helped and am home now. Looking a bit more white than normal. I had no warning and felt absolutely fine beforehand. Maybe I had better carry something sugary in my bag in future. I had a bottle of water with me but it was the sugar that helped.

I assume it was the standing about in the heat. This happened last year. Strangely enough in almost the same spot. Then , I had been standing for quite a long time waiting for something to start.

Am very glad to be home and have decided that I am not going out again tonight. That was enough excitement for one day.

I spent most of today working on the portrait. I am glad I have something to do in my “holiday”. I don’t have to rush it but its close to being finished.

Moral of today then is don’t stand about in the sun …..and always carry some sugary sweets. ( am not carrying a can of juice around. )

Could have been worse.

But scary nonetheless.

The event was held in there.
Some of the art.
Piazza san rocco…….

One comment

  1. Another lovely insight into your life in Pisticci. I loved the size of the pieces being shown, some really good work there I think. I hope you are feeling a lot better, take care.

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