“Painting is just another way of keeping a diary” ~ thoughts on my new daily art habit

Here we are in February already.  The days are flying by, as they always do.  How important it is to stop amidst all the busy-ness and take a moment to notice.  Little things, like the sunshine pouring through these glass ornaments on my windowsill right now......   .......and the lovely play of light on these … Continue reading “Painting is just another way of keeping a diary” ~ thoughts on my new daily art habit

Natural Magic on the Orkney Islands: Part Three – Creative Reflections

My holiday diary so far has celebrated the natural magic of the Orcadian landscape. Let me change tack awhile in this post to focus on the magic of creativity. Stromness is Orkney’s second largest town.  It is a picturesque urban area with lots of interesting nooks and crannies, and a natural harbour from which you … Continue reading Natural Magic on the Orkney Islands: Part Three – Creative Reflections

Six Degrees of Separation: from The Outsiders to Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts

  It’s the beginning of another month, which means that it is time once again to indulge in the glorious adventure that is  ‘Six Degrees of Separation’. This is a meme hosted by Kate at Books Are My Favourite and Best. Each month a book is chosen as a common starting point and participants then link to six … Continue reading Six Degrees of Separation: from The Outsiders to Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts