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Favourite Colours

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AFL / Art / Australia / Australian Rules Football / creativity / creativity enhancement

What are your favourite colours? Do you have them liberally spread throughout your home? The book, A Year of Creativity by Brenda Mallon asks: Are you sensitive to colours (colors) that go together or colours that clash? Brenda Mallon That got me thinking about my home and the colours I have chosen throughout. I took some pics to give a sample of what appeals to me. None of these choices came from logic – they […]

It really is a small world

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Art / beautiful / creativity / Friends and family / small

When I was little, my Uncle Roy bought me a microscope for my birthday. I still remember my fascination at looking down the scope and being amazed to see a leaf transformed into something magical. I had thought about buying myself a microscope to rediscover the small details we can’t see with the naked eye. My son, Joel, heard about this and bought me a microscope for my recent birthday – and I have had […]

Weekly photo challenge: Achievement

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Art / Baby Boomers / creativity / Dreams

I made the above picture (with cloth, glue and cardboard + butterflies) as a way of expressing the importance¬† of that time in our lives beyond 45 years of age. The bottom purple rectangle represents our youth up to around 21 years old where we are in a phase of learning about ourselves and the world around us. The cream rectangle with three gold butterflies represents the years from around 21 to around 45 years. […]

Perserverance

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Acceptance / Art / creativity / Dreams / Gratitude / Motivation / Writing

I am feeling a bit stressed about completing my writing studies in the next two weeks. I still have a few hurdles to jump over and know I have to work hard to achieve a good result. I confess to a great fear of failing. In reality, failing this unit would not make much difference to my life but I will be really disappointed in myself if I don’t succeed. There is also a sense […]