I’m trying to keep this post text-lite post because I’m working through a bout of pretty bad carpal tunnel/arm anger, but everything is great so i wanted to share. [and i still have too much to say! sorry, wrist.]

There is a chorus to this post – sing along if you like. 🙂

one of my favourite pages from An Illustrated Life, by Penelope Dullaghan

The two quotations I love above are:

God dwells within you, as you. Exactly as you are… To know god you only need to renounce one thing – your sense of division from god. Otherwise, just stay as you were made, within your natural character.

-Elizabeth Gilbert(!!), from Eat, Pray, Love.


If you do follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.

-Joseph Campbell, from The Power of Myth

  • A new medium and a new habit: water colours & art journalling: what a break through!

birthday lilies and a geometric dinner

things that made me happy on my birthday

  • A new project: self portraits: what a break through!

feeling conspicuously disconnected

on my walk i found a mirror

  • A new love: Noro yarn: delighting in the joy and indulgence of gorgeous colour: planning a cool project with it: yeah yeah yeah!

Silk garden love

  • A new age: a new perspective: what a break through!

Loving my work and feeling it is emerging true and easily, seeing and feeling things to paint everywhere, constantly. It’s been a long time coming.

What a break through! Whee!


5 Responses

  1. Thumbs up!

    You got me a little confused when you said Illustrated Life was by Penelope Dullaghan cause I thought a dude complied it – but you meant the illustrations you liked were by Penelope!! hehe

  2. Sorry to hear about your “arm anger” (great term!) but happy about your breakthroughs! You go, girl!

  3. wow! good stuff!
    you need a massage. . . it works for carpel tunnel. . .

  4. I love your mirror/walk sketch! It really looks like you!!

  5. […] last year around this time was when I began dabbling in watercolour. I can hardly believe that it was only one year ago. It feels like… a lifetime ago. Yes, […]

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