I thought that tonight I would share a little about how I am finding challenging myself every day to do something creative. Some days it has been easy and I see creative opportunities all around me. Other days I am questioning the purpose of the task. I just really want to be more creative and to understand creativity more that I currently do. I also realise that we have different areas of creativity that we […]
For more info on my Challenge click HERE Today’s topic is A Poem FAIRY MUSIC by Rose Fyleman When the fiddlers play their tunes you may sometimes hear, Very softly chiming in, magically clear, Magically high and sweet, the tiny crystal notes Of fairy voices bubbling free from tiny fairy throats. When birds at break of day chant their morning prayers, Or on sunny afternoons pipe ecstatic airs, Comes an added rush of sound to […]
For info about my Challenge click HERE Today’s Topic: Editing iPhone photos of my garden I have small garden that is mostly in pots. I took some photos this evening just after they were watered. I was surprised to find some mint growing – self sown! I also have some self sown parsley which is good. I am pleased to see my rhubarb doing well. So here is my selection of edited photos for today.
For more info about my Challenge click HERE Topic: Six Thinking Hats The writer (Cate Russell-Cole), of the Course I am doing (Unleashing Your Creative Spirit) suggests using Edward De Bono’s ‘Six Thinking Hats’ as a good tool to look at projects creatively or in a different light. For tonight’s exercise I will try and do just that. I will also highlight what hat I am using and what it signifies. My task is to […]
For info about my Challenge click HERE Tonight I felt like dabbling with my Super Eyes microscope. My husband gave me some nail polish for Christmas and I wondered what that would look like under the ‘scope. Here are the magnified images plus the originals in their bottles. A creative project in the wings – charcoal drawing. I have some charcoal sticks for drawing that I kept for many years and may yet do some […]
For info about my Challenge click HERE Topic: Poetry – time I tried to write a poem! Inspired by a quote from Friedrich Nietzche There is an innocence in admiration; it is found in those to whom it has never yet occurred that they, too, might be admired some day. Admiration of another is Personal I see it my way and you see it yours I don’t look for power or one with aspirations of […]
TOPIC: IT IS CHRISTMAS – CREATIVE PEOPLE My daughter-in-law is amazing! Not only is she a creative and intelligent young career woman, she is a fabulous cook and was a great host today at Christmas lunch. The pictures above give a glimpse of the delicious lunch she prepared for us. The Christmas Pudding is the one I cooked and featured a few days ago!
For info about my Challenge click HERE Topic: Christmas (gratitude) C is for Children – three sons who grew into men that I am proud of and two amazing grandsons H is for the good Health that I give thanks for each day R is for Reading – such a great way to escape and have adventures without leaving home I is for Ideas and Inspiration to make life interesting and add sparkle to my […]
For more information about my Challenge click HERE Task – Your Favourite Poem I first came across this poem in the early 1980’s when I started an Art’s course. I still enjoy it today. To His Coy Mistress Andrew Marvell – 1621-1678 Had we but world enough, and time,This coyness, Lady, were no crime.We would sit down and think which wayTo walk and pass our long love’s day.Thou by the Indian Ganges’ sideShouldst rubies find: I […]
For info about my Challenge click HERE Today’s task – write a response to the two questions below? 1. What is your favourite childhood memory? My mother worked shift-work as a nurse at the local hospital. This meant that often she was at work by the time I got out of school. Unless of course she had a day off during the week. Sometimes she would walk towards my school and meet me half-way and […]