Tag Archives: Peace of Mind

Darkness, Silence, Peace of Mind

I was in a forest clearing in the Surrey Hills yesterday, surrounded by llamas, as it happens, when I noticed something.  For the first time in a long time I couldn’t hear the distant, constant roar of tyres on asphalt.  … Continue reading

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Static, Noise and Interference

Do you ever have those moments where you have a stack of artistic projects planned, have the time to do something toward them, but feel utterly incapable of making progress, despite that desire?  I find that when my life equilibrium … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Bauhaus

Bauhaus design and the aesthetic it embodies are problematic for me.  I both love and hate Bauhaus at the same time. On the one hand, I like the idea of the built environment, the furnishings and the art within being … Continue reading

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Audacious Pruning

My mentor and friend, Janet, posted this on her facebook page:  “Good time of year to audaciously cross things OFF the way too long ‘to do’ lists!” What a great idea!  You weren’t going to do them anyway (you have … Continue reading

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Thinking Time

So much is done in a mad frenzy these days.  We are expected to juggle incoming emails (on multiple accounts), instant messages (Skype messages and other concurrent text chat systems), face-to-face interruptions to our train of thought and phone calls … Continue reading

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