Hello, friends, this will be my first post for the new year, and I wish it would make us think of ways to get better at being more responsible towards the environment. I’ve listed little steps I’ve started implementing in my everyday on my journey and I’ve already got a long ‘to do wish list’ […]Read more "Little things I do (and you can too) to be more sustainable"
I’ve started my first fund-raising page in support of the mental Health Charity Mind. For it, I’ve donated a 100 of my colourful post cards and 100% of the funds raised will go to the charitable cause. So far, it has reached 30% of the target and I really hope for this to increase by […]Read more "Colourful Mind"
Sometimes life is like a theatre play that you look forward to seeing but when you arrive at the venue you realise you’ve mistakenly booked the wrong performance. You do feel devastated but you still get in, sit quietly in the dark waiting for it to start; expecting to be frustrated. However, it turns out […]Read more "The World Out There"
I love it when it’s so quiet early in the morning you can hear your own thoughts. It’s usually after Shadow has woken me up at five to get his portion and then retired upstairs to sleep on the sofa in the spare room. You can only feel distant muted noises and the aroma of […]Read more "Silent Time"
I wrote this last week, but just only got around to publishing it: Do you ever find yourself in a quandary? All of a sudden you become listless to all those little everyday rituals you used to enjoy… Do you find that your ‘to-do’ lists keeps adding things on and the only short satisfaction that […]Read more "Apple Moths in a Quandary"
”I decided I didn’t want to express other artist’s ideas any longer. I wanted to paint what was in front of me.” – Philip Pearlstein Last week my good friends Maria and Jina invited me to join them in London for a visit of the Saatchi Gallery. We visited ‘Known Unknowns‘ which gives you some […]Read more "In front of me"
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Aren’t dreams supposed to be light, transparent, intangible? I have, even more in recent weeks, come to the realization that what actually dreams are made of is blood, sweat and tears. When a dream has a substance, when it wants to come to life it becomes heavy and hot like cast iron in your veins. It […]Read more "What Dreams are Made Of"
It’s easier said than done… I wrote the title of this post about a week ago and since then a lot has changed which made me realise even more how fragile those glimpses of euphoria are and how dependent on external factors our emotional balance is. It’s never late to take on a new adventure and […]Read more "Do more of what makes you happy"
One of the little paradoxes of time I find for myself is that you can only ‘keep’ it after you’ve spent it. The liquid veil of time shuts your eyes at night and leads you to a different universe, the forest of your subconscious. Often in my past I’ve felt like I’ve been ‘skipping steps’ and every […]Read more "Time-keeper"