Learning something new every day

Today I was out walking with the Ramblers, who are Britain's largest walkers rights organisation.  They, amongst other things, protect access to the countryside and help safeguard footpaths for all. Local groups organise regular walks in and around their local area. I joined a couple of weeks ago because it seemed to tick lots of... Continue Reading →

Postcard from Muriel

Tucked away in my Ebay box are a few old postcards sharing snippets of peoples lives. This one is from Muriel.  Postmark:  Farnborough Hants 7:30pm 20 Oct 1965 Dear Ma arrived about 8.30. Stan and (I can't work out this name) were waiting for me.  Weather lovely - sunshine now a little fog this morning... Continue Reading →

Creativity

Today I have feeding my soul. I have been allowing myself to play. Some years ago as part of my final project for my art degree I obtained, from eBay, various job lots of ephemera, photographs and photographic slides. It formed the basis on my work at the time. I was looking at how technology... Continue Reading →

Me and the Tortoise

Day 4 Live your legend 7 day self-discovery writing challenge   Today my email asks what’s one thing you’re proud of.... Ok.... it says ‘one thing’ not THE one thing.... So what’s my one thing?  Well looking back at the last 10 or so years from the time of trying to keep the relationship together, my... Continue Reading →

Stories overheard

The fox cubs are being a right nuisance in my garden.  They have made a sprinkler out of my hose pipe! They keep breaking into people's sheds. They like stealing gloves. We have a bucket of odd gloves along our road. If you recognise your glove you can retrieve it!   A lovely story being... Continue Reading →

Balls! Making spherical forms from nature.

I love making sculpture from nature. It’s a very satisfying thing to do. I easily become absorbed in the creation process and find it very therapeutic, mindful. Balls, spheres, globes and other forms can be made from any natural product that is pliable. I like to use pine needles which are easily found under mature... Continue Reading →

How to be holiday happy any day

Positive word project. Happy  adjective feeling or showing pleasure or contentment. fortunate and convenient.   I love the beach in any season. Happy! Happy! Happy! Happy! Four Beach Happies! Says it all!

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