07.11.08 by Jeff

Thank You Ophelia!

A couple packages showed up at my door step the other day and I was delighted to see that they were both from Ophelia Chong. I was pretty excited! I tore open carefully unsealed the envelope, and inside was this little box with a familiar shape on it.

Along with one of her trademark collage pieces she also included some very cool prints. Thank you very much Ophelia! I dedicate this song to you – Tommy Evans – Ophelia:

I doubt there are many people reading this that have even heard of Tommy Evans, let alone this song – but if you have, then you better swing by my house so we can high five each other.













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • I love these prints!!

  • true awesomeness 🙂

  • awshucks. here i am in toronto, just a straight shot across the country from you. it’s raining and chilly, just the way i like it. glad you got the prints and stuff. my faith in the US postal and Canuck post is again proved right.
    :O) ophelia

  • Sylwia Kusiak

    oh how lovely 🙂

  • WOW!!!! you’re lucky man….





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