“Happiness Revealed” – a beautiful meditation on this amazing life of ours

We live in turbulent times.  But we also live in times of unsurpassed access to wisdom, wonder and beauty.  This TedX video is 9 minutes of beauty, compassion, breath and light.  Sit back and 'let the gratefulness overflow into blessings all around you'. https://www.ted.com/talks/louie_schwartzberg_nature_beauty_gratitude?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare

The Musical Beauty of Paper: celebrating the work of Oskar Fischinger, the ‘father of visual music’

"Music is not limited to the world of sound. There exists a music of the visual world." ~ Oskar Fischinger Is there no end to the versatility of paper in the pursuit of creative endeavour?  I am indebted to Gallivanta for sending me a link to this incredible, ground-breaking film called 'Optical Poem, made in … Continue reading The Musical Beauty of Paper: celebrating the work of Oskar Fischinger, the ‘father of visual music’

The Joy and Beauty of Paper Sculptures: Celebrating the work of Diana Beltrán Herrera

In an addition to my occasional series highlighting the wonder of paper artistry, and in the interests of promulgating some seriously beautiful creations to savour, let me share with you the incredible work of Diana Beltrán Herrera, a Columbian designer currently living in Bristol, UK. I adore her 'bird postage stamps' series: You can see … Continue reading The Joy and Beauty of Paper Sculptures: Celebrating the work of Diana Beltrán Herrera