She waited for him on dry land. But he never returned. She went on waiting…in vain. Her letters were returned from each port. Her own safe compass was lost.

Digital collage with several photographic layers and various textures. Some are my own, while others are from Totally Free Images and Deviant Art. The lady waiting is the late actress Dame Gladys Cooper from my collection of theatrical postcards.


I am a freelance actress, artist and writer who has always loved creating art of one form or another. Thank you for all comments and forgive me if health problems prevent me from always replying.


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  • leonie7
    leonie7over 3 years ago

    Outstanding image and work well done love this lee

  • I’d barely uploaded and here you are making lovely comments! Thank you very much, and for adding to your favourites.

    – Sarah Vernon

  • Greta  McLaughlin
    Greta McLaughlinover 3 years ago

    Excellent compilation!!!! Beautiful creation!!!!

  • I had such joy creating it. At one point, another lady was ‘waiting’ but it just didn’t work until I added Gladys Cooper! Thank you very much!

    – Sarah Vernon

  • Danica Radman
    Danica Radmanover 3 years ago


  • How wonderful – thank you very much indeed!

    – Sarah Vernon

  • Bob Daalder
    Bob Daalderover 3 years ago

    it’s a beauty!

  • You’re a poppet for saying so – thank you!

    – Sarah Vernon

  • RobynLee
    RobynLeeover 3 years ago

    Hauntingly Lovely..

  • What a lovely thing to say – much thanks!

    – Sarah Vernon

  • garts
    gartsover 3 years ago

    Lovely work Sarah.

  • Lovely comment – thanks.

    – Sarah Vernon

  • tori yule
    tori yuleover 3 years ago

    beautiful work, love the mood here. excellent!!!

  • Thank you so much, Tori. Your comments always thrill me!

    – Sarah Vernon

  • 1more photo
    1more photoover 3 years ago

    oh, this soooooo romantic
    I just adore that!

  • Bless your heart! Merci.

    – Sarah Vernon

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedover 3 years ago


    Comments are encouraged on the
    Thank you.

  • How wonderful – thank you so much!

    – Sarah Vernon

  • swaby
    swabyover 3 years ago

    Very beautiful image and work! Congratulations!

  • Thank you very much!

    – Sarah Vernon

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