We often forget that we are nature. Nature is not something separate from us.
When we say that we have lost our connection to nature, we’ve lost our connection to ourselves.
What we pay attention to grows
adrienne maree brown
The ultimate famine is the starvation of the imagination
Diane Di Prima
If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.
I’m taking part in the fantastic online course Illustrating Nature: A Creative Exploration by Laura McKendry on Domestika. The course is full of interesting, entertaining and productive activities that have really helped me get back in drawing and painting! Here’s one example from an exercise on drawing from life. Drawing a pomegranate in the depths […]
The Kelpies in Falkirk have become very famous, but this is a view that you rarely see. It pays to go off the beaten track, away from the crowds. You might be surprised by what you find.
2021 I took this image in Berlin and it always makes me smile. Did the graffiti artist lose the plot, or only a few letters? In any case, I hope this is still there on that painted brick wall in a rather staid district of Berlin.
… when you wish you had never got out of bed.
If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you
George Bernard Shaw
As relevant as ever