Effortless Emergence – Taking Nature’s Lead and Striving Less

On this chilly final February morning I was on the return journey home with Tilly when – to my left – on a neighbour’s lawn – I spotted a single, snow-white crocus. It was alone in the grass and it stopped me in my tracks – bringing a smile to my face as it did so. It was so serene and simple. Its presence declared … Continue reading Effortless Emergence – Taking Nature’s Lead and Striving Less

Looking for Happiness

..aren’t we all?! But in an article from the magazine “Flow” last month I came across an idea that says we are actually unconsciously searching for excitement when we think we are looking for happiness. My interest was piqued! This struck a chord with me and I thought about the usual things I go to in search of happiness – music, drawing, reading a thriller … Continue reading Looking for Happiness

Be More You – The Fun of Raw and Immediate Pen & Wash

THE REAL McCOY I love real things – not copies. Last Saturday I went into Pontypridd to buy the latest edition of  Flow (“the magazine that takes its time”) from WH Smiths. After doing a few other errands I then retired to Costa Coffee for a read and to passively watch people and immerse myself into teh aromas and sounds of coffees being made. I … Continue reading Be More You – The Fun of Raw and Immediate Pen & Wash