She emigrated to Florence, Italy,
where she lived with the ex-pat community there.
Isla was a gifted poet.
In 1906, she met Helen Fitzgerald,
who had travelled from Tahiti to study art in Florence.
They instantly developed a deep and loving relationship.
The couple moved to Corfu, a Greek Island in the Ionian Sea.
Isla was a poet.
She sought out the company of other creatives,
and an hospitable environment,
to invigorate her passion.
How much do I value my creative talents?
Am I prepared to change my lifestyle,
challenge my comfort zone,
to respond to the desire to create?