Tag Archives: art

Postcard paradise. Emptiness and holidays.

You can go as far as you wish – and yet, there you are. Hope you have a joyful holiday and enjoy this poem.

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Memorial to everyday heroes in London

Postman’s Park is a a well maintained small patch of green in the heart of the City in London with a church, ancient tombstones and fountain, and flowers in bloom in any season. But its most memorable feature is the … Continue reading

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Hieronymous Bosch’s ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’ – birds reimagined project #art

It has been a while since I posted about art here. There is a reason for that. It takes me years to complete an art project 🙂  This one definitely took a while… I love H. Bosch’s ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’ … Continue reading

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The Waking by Theodore Roethke #poem

I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow. I feel my fate in what I cannot fear. I learn by going where I have to go. We think by feeling. What is there to know? I hear my being … Continue reading

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Writer pilgrimage – Jane Austen’s house in Chawton #amwriting

This weekend I have fulfilled my long held dream and visited Chawton to see a house where Jane Austen created and finished most of her works.

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Art therapy – Could you? by Mayakovsky #poem #happiness

Vladimir Mayakovsky is a Russian poet who lived and created at the dawn of the 20th century. Since my introduction to his art in school, I’ve loved it dearly – there is music to his unusual rhyme and composition, there … Continue reading

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Digital detox and happiness – putting ’smart’ back into phone #talk

Following advice I received from the shaman (bear with me), I did look at ways I could share what I learnt about happiness and mindfulness wider with the world. As a result, I am happy to report that I’ve been … Continue reading

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