20 - About me "awa el artezano".
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|Awa the Maker of Dreams
|To enter the era of light yours for the taking.
artezano is a person who
can control atoms on a molecular scale
to make things happen in an abstract realm
such as in
crystal structures, genetics, chemistry as perfumes, pheromones.
In ceramics there is a tool with attributes
to fulfill many needs and temperatures
to remove metal or the hardest rock at incredible speed.
Imagine all the atoms in
metal alloys. The crystal structure of steels,
indestructible yaws tunneling into the hardest rock, day after day, our goal is
"To construct and make
them to last a lifetime".
|Meteorite - Microscopic view of a dissection slice
|Layered tecnologies on molecular scale
is the native title for a retired professional
now on, I wish to use "Awa" as a pseudonym.
Awa was raised as a small child by
Awa has the greatest admiration for "Amakuni" the maker of the samurai swords.
Made by a blacksmith who was a
thousand years ahead in time
who knew how to control the crystal structure of the molecules on the cutting edge.
in line as Awa's hero is Leonardo da Vinci.
He also resonates with Ludwig van Beethoven's moodiness
theme song - is the 9th symphony - you can enjoy "Ode to Joy"
quartets create ambience and bring joy and humor.
|Vonnie von Wielligh
|Lavon student years
Lavon von Wielligh le Roux
Citizen of Costa Rica - IDcard/Cedula # 8-0056-0408
The image of him on the left shows him as a student more than 60 years ago, when he started to earn his way working with
In those years his nick name was Wonnie. All his
school friends called him Won. For more detail on Wonnie's klein jare - Click here.
His full names on his old South African passport
were. Johannes Lodewikus von Wielligh le Roux. Die “JL” naam geskiedenis
Click here for "Ou vuilbaard se verhaal". It
is written in Afrikaans, his mother tongue
Google translates fairly well into most languages
|hoëveld on the high plains
Short Autobiography of Lavonn.
|Yes we are here in our own Milky Way
He was born and grew up on the Highveld, the central plateau of southern Africa, where you have the most
beautiful starry nights, and of course, the Southern Cross.
Now he lives in San Jose, Costa Rica, America
Central, and they just call him
“Don Lavón, el viejo artezano” - now on
"Awa the dream maker" - as
a last wish towards the end of his days
you will find a dream to belief in these pages
|The blue Aura of Cosmic Life
| Please take note, only one nearby Star
|Wonnie in 1944
lives in a very visual world. His memory is a chain of images of all the important things, right down to the first
ray of morning sunlight, through a slit in the curtains of a smoky kitchen, one winter morning at sunrise,
on the African Highveld plain.
“Here now, if I close my eyes, I can still see very clearly the images of floating dust
particles mixed with the fabric fibers from my blue baby blanket, no more than 10cm from my eyes suspended in a ray of light
the back ground of smoke and flames. Sparks are coming from the big cast-iron stove where Aia is poking the fire.
|The magic of fire
|Magic whishing stones to cast your future
My first experience in relativity, objectivity and perspective - wow - what an impressive world!
He was a loner who spent
many starry nights sleeping outdoors, just looking, joining so many shepherds everywhere.
In daytime, the Highveld sky
is so blue …
with variations beyond imagination,
You can even
imagine the stars shining blue. Today we know there are blue stars – blue galaxies.
On a very quiet night the smoke from the campfire goes straight
up, to meet the full moon.
A rare moment – a night of magic on the
with total silence - as everyone watches in awe.
|Wonnie se skool jare
|Lavon explorer student days
|Weekend explorations in the mountains of SA.
years – long, dusty bus rides … there were diseases such as German measles, small pox, chicken pox, polio. These
were warded off by the “knoffelsakkie” around his neck.
During the short span of his student years he loved to explore
the mountains over weekends
He always wore a white shirt, even when exploring in caves.
He started at school with
a white shirt. It was a challenge to keep your shirt clean, It had to do with self -discipline, agility and self-pride.
As a hitchhiker, many times at night, he found that nobody drove past a white shirt without giving him a ride. In those
days it was also still possible to ask any police station for a place to sleep. Most of the time the police officers would
even share their coffee and breakfast “as ‘n gasvrye Boeregewoonte”.
|Elke berg het sy geheime
|Every mountain have his secret.
He was fascinated with rock layers that you
could read like a book.
Incredible vegetation had grown for ages out of bone-dry cracks.
There were Bushman cave
paintings, and stone tools strewn around as seen in Oribi Gorge.
|Zen stones against a blue sky
He even got involved in stone cutting and polishing for
a while, and concluded:-
“You must love what you are doing, and have infinite patience, and lots of time, just to make
them shine after you have found them.
For many it is an artful pastime that turns out incredible beautiful creations of reality
- worth much more than their weight in gold,
created out of the hardest rock that weathered many ages.”
|Middle East - Life in the desert lands.
|an old Sage from Africa
He travelled the world extensively for many years,
starting in Africa, Japan, Hong Kong, the Middle
East, all of Asia, South East Asia, Australia and the Americas.
He got to know many beaches and rainforests, and
found mountains where he whistled very loudly and waited to hear the answer.
He liked to go native, and blended in with the river people
as a way of living, impressed by the cultures of Vietnam and the Mekong where the women row with their
feet whilst cooking the most delicious soups with “nukmam”. A floating street vender
|the beauty is simple
lots of time in Japan, because he highly admires and loves their culture, based on “beauty in simplicity” as
reflected in their everyday life. Artistic expression is tradition, and can be seen in Japanese music, food, poetry, pottery, the tea ceremony,
flower arrangements, zen gardens symbolizing harmonious life, and tray gardens, called bonsai, which is the art of miniature
Honor, pride, respect - very frank, honest and sincere people.
These are all values he personally holds.
|age old life style
There are great memories
Kong, the center of Oriental art treasures - their cultural mix, handcrafts, artwork, jewelry, and the most beautiful carvings in precious stone.
He spent many years in Singapore, as his home base, hating to be in the Southern Chinese sea - which gets very rough at times,
working as field engineer with oil explorers. He gained experience with drilling platforms, large watercraft, shipbuilding,
dry-docking, working on enormous steel structures with a whole city within.
a short visit to South Africa to fix a back injury
took off for the Americas.
He spent two years with the "Bushmen" in the rainforest
of Central America. He came out of this experience with two beautiful daughters and the following conclusion:
"Now I understand
why these people can live out there in the forest, for seven thousand years without change, nor writing. They don't need that. Nature destroys everything but Stone
- so history is past on by word. It is a perfect lifestyle, as long as you harmonise
and blend in with the natural flow of time, and become one with your surroundings - to resonate, is a better word
|Lavon and Canet von Wielligh
owning anything, nor wanting to know or own what is on the exterior, being able to turn your back on civilization.
When getting there, your
tracking of days disappears, later weeks. As in Africa, time is measured from full-moon to the next one, then by the rain
and the dry season. You become one with nature, the wild creatures become part of your household and family, the small children
hand-feed the orphaned young from the wild.”
He eventually decided to settled in Costa Rica and to take on the responsibility
as a single father
around 1985 after a last visit to South
.that changed his perspective.
.Link here to “ou Vuilbaard se storie”.
|Lavon changed to "Lavonn" el Artezano
|Around the time he settled in Costa Rica
in Costa Rica where he has lived ever since – strolling through his garden, hands behind the back,
watching the children play, just like “Oupa Klasie.”
It was also Oupa who mentioned once
“‘n Von Wielligh werk nie vir ‘n
For the first time,
he started to work under
Lavonn, his own professional
name. It started with
|determination and persistance is a joy to see.
of high demand and increasing pressure for recycling, industrial equipment
he eventually ended up making the key components at home.
“We make the things you cannot buy anywhere.”
He always says: “The
dreams of fertile imaginations are the creators. If you can see and form something in your mind it is called a dream. If you
try very hard with determination, you can make it happen.” The whole world of man started out based on the dreams of
a few improvising creative minds, from the time of the stone age, "pica piedras" and cave painters, to the
macaco opening seeds in the jungle with a rock.
he has been focusing mainly on the hard facing of certain vital components for industrial robots, such as the design
and building of extrusion and injection sets for the polymerization of plastics and reinforced fiber industry and 3D
fire and knows the secrets of thermo-mechanics.
He plays with fire everyday
and just loves to work with NiCr bases laced with his own “nano-technology”
such as boron carbides and cubic boron nitrides,
WC, tungsten carbide microspheres, carbon60, and
now nano diamonds.
“Always try to make things better, that will last longer.”
"We can build indestructible
mechanical robots working 365 days straight,
Or like larvaes tunneling around in the depths of a strange world, following
the veins of rare metals."
technical field, one word is the law (binary)
as in cyberspace - everything comes to a stop awaiting a sound
or no-go," good or bad - (there is no in between. only black or white).
|niche in my gardin
and explosive of nature,
when in delicate harmony,
concentrating on making something, like working with fire
in a delicate operation
the timing of hammer strokes to form and give shape is important.
But when patience is needed,
with the grandchildren
he allow his two year old
Nani to take his hand and lead him away
to show him something with
the need for explination
or just because in her eyes,
this is a thing papi should see
he share in the games they play
in his indoor garden
very calmly, with infinite "grandpa patience"- even if they leave his favorite belongings in tatters.
If only they could understand,
that leaf folded open long before their birth…
“They are not perfect or pretty – but they have been my companions
and dependents for the last forty years
We share many memories of joyful screams, over three generations.
|Lavon with Tito
In Oct 2005 – he survived a “paro
cardiaca” due to stress.
His doctor, Fanny Rojas Robles,
recommended a change in lifestyle.
all the causes of stress and mental discomfort."
So change meant
Changing the way of living, doing only relaxing things ,
No more driving, no interviews, no cellphone or direct communication,
No more on-site inspections
or dealing directly with the clients.
Truthfully there is no need ever, for leaving his home. And he only does
so once a year for a medical checkup.
"The idyllic dream of a Esquitso." “Hermitaño the caveman.”
"Always finding a pretext to avoid people and crowds".
his heart belongs in nature - preferred to being with people -
he started to bring nature into his home in the form of an
indoor garden in the heart of the city.
Yes, you guesed right - his home have a glass-roof
from where he can see the
stars at night as if it were on the African plain…
Here below his two youngest daughters, and
some grandchildren in the garden
|Evi and Chi his daughters
|Very proud of his youngest Daughters.
is not a person of many words – always very brief and to the point - in Spanish "tajante." He writes the way he speaks
saying "tact is something that belongs
to politicians and merchants."
"It is facts that count - short, sweet and to the point" - “al
"The most important aspect is to have credibility, then even the bank doors open.".
" Be a man of
your word, and never take things that do not belong to you,
not of your own making, or planted.”
he has been very grumpy, and believes in "no more people"
"I am not going to allow them to make a spectacle
out of me
no interviews or telephone calls”.
members of his work crew of five to handle “people things”
he also made a call on everyone to keep his ID and whereabouts confidential.
Only in delicate harmony can he write on
this page at the end of his days.
You could call it self-imposed house arrest. Or you can call it autism or Asperger
syndrome if you wish
"But I can asure you it is a gene -
a feline gene of behavior and life style to avoid cofrontation interaction
makes them indepandant loners - avoiding atention, the eyes of people
seek to climb high places for a birds eye view
other animals recognize them, knows when they are not on the hunt or hungry
just keeping their distance, unafraid of the lion
|Unos Nietos gosando
|Even prouder of his smallest grandchildren
|Mother in law, Doņa Maria Mora with Tito Lavon
|Proud Great Grandma with her great grandson.
He does not establish permanent ties outside
family responsibilities. By family he refers to the people surrounding him on a daily basis - consisting of a chain of children
just like a kínder - streching over three generations.
Assistants, like family, have been
working and living on the premises for the last 25 years. If asked when he left Africa he always answer "25
years ago". not taking in acount his eldest daughter Evi is 35 yrs old
Numbers, dates, time, names and faces have
no importance and meaningless.
(the eyes yes - intention - many times haunting - desperate
eyes - hollow hungry eyes - pleading eyes - greedy eyes etc.)
Money has no value and he never handles it but delegates the task to someone to take charge - "La Caja Chica.".
does not need it, everything he touches turns into gold.
|Now they call him Lavonn el Artezano
|Determine to dominate the PC.
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|Jason von Wielligh
writing in any language very hard and speaks only Spanish at home, refusing to use English.
As letters are spatial, they float and turn,
the d changes into a b or p, even now in old age he gets confused and mumbles to himself.
“Old burros never learn
La Von is a dreamer who fantasises among the
stars of his Idrea, “Ideal Reality”.
He lived up to the name as
the “Dream Maker”.
Everyone must have a dream, a goal, a challenge,
a “Light on the Horizon”.
Growing towards the light
tried to inspire others to find their dreams, and to help them to make it come true, down to earth dreams, within easy reach.
ever let your feet loose grip of Mother Earth.”
Once their dreams are underway to become real,
he goes his own way.
all good visual images, "Todo lo estetica y agrada la vista", good photography from nature. He
greatly admires the work of National Geographic,
and spacepics from Hubble, and the best of all, images of the microworld under
the EMS and the most beautiful of them all,
the flowers of life, awakening.
like here futher down on the left. The biggest surprise
of all - to find that genes repair themselves, continuously.
|A Flower of awakening LIFE
“The progression and evolution of life, is first of all”
the will of the cosmic mind, the unwavering power of the living.
Just imagine a cosmic food
chain, on a web scale
Life recycles the double helix in all its forms.
all the future world of our Idrea - where ROV's and robots do the things we cannot or do not want to do.
This means we have to create all these things under our control to fill the needs
of the living.
Re-creation is to demolish this rock, to start reassembling everything in a ordered harmonious way into structures
for the living.
Programmable and under control by imagination and hand held tools we have today - such as an
is the cosmos of life's creation called Idréa
Numbers, dates, time, names and faces have no importance.
(the eyes yes - intention - many times
haunting - desperate eyes - hollow hungry eyes - pleading eyes - greedy eyes etc.)
Money have no value and try never to handle it. Delegate someone
to take care "La Caja Chica". Certainly don't need it, everything he touch turns into gold.
Letters are spaceial, they float
and turn d change into b or p, even now in old age he get confused and mumbles to himself
“you will never learn to write”.
is a Dreamer that fantasize among the stars of his Idrea, “Ideal Reality”.
He saw himself, and live up to the name as the “Dream
|Rubber compounding screw
|Sequence of events
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He always compared the Macrocosmos,(everything out there) with mesocosmos, (where we are
now) and Microcosmos all around us that can not be seen, such as “Acaros, Germs, Spores, Viruses. The unseen Dark Matter.
The Milky Way thus is a living being, that is
a macro- cosmos for all the living beings of which it is composed, such as the solar system. The solar system with its many
planets, is in its turn macro- cosmos for the earth, that again is macro - cosmos for humans, animals and plants. Successively
this continues down to organs, cells and atoms from which each is built. Once again the Atoms are solar systems. The Universal laws to keep them stable are the
same. “Now we know how to control them all... and that is the Cosmos of Pythagoras, one of the wise men from Greece
who said. “Cosmos is a Divine, Harmonious and Orderly Creation, by living beings.” We are part of an enormous
cell, a huge blue star sapphire.” For the imagination there are neither borders nor limitations. If you can imagine
it, it exist, because all life’s creations starts in the Mind. . If all Minds think alike with mutual cosmoc objectives,
such as:- “The Progresion and Evolution of Life, is first of all”, it is called the will of the Cosmic Mind, the
unweavering power of the living.Just imagine a cosmic food chain, on a web scale,
Life recycle the double Helix in al its Forms.
De, my dear dear little girl, you have been like a daughter. Remember all our discussions
and your many questions. Always in your perfect english. It is all like Yesterday.
nice hug for Birthday, some where beginning of May. And for future years all the 8 th of May’s. Happy birthday, I wish
you many more.
You have two lovely talanted boys, I am glad you are very proud of them,
I know they will never let you down. Hope you soon have lots of grand children to cuddle and spoil, for me.
|Denyse Tesensohn and her fam. on Xmas eve
You have left me with the most beautiful memories, the most beautiful pictures you have send
me every day. You are such a faithful friend - such a long time.(Is it 40years??) I just want you to know -I do believe we have a cosmic conection. So many many times at all
times, I receive your zaps - and think about you, and you come through to my presence - like right now .Thank you - for thinking about me - for being there, and so many other things.
The Cosmos of Life's Creation
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