Inspiration

Monday Morning Musing #73 – A small garden oasis, a dalliance with dahlias

Surely it can't be more than half a year since we've 'mused', and just over six months since Covid immeasurably changed our lives. In that last musing, I mentioned that I had begun a journal... I admit to stopping at about Day 43. It started to feel repetitive and dare I say, somewhat normal that… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #73 – A small garden oasis, a dalliance with dahlias

gratitude, Inspiration, Postive mindset

Monday Morning Musing #72 – A Coronavirus Notebook, A ‘Travel Replacement Cuisine Evening…

This is Day #15 of self isolation. I know for some of my friends around the world, it's been much longer. On Day #1, I took a new crisp, white notebook and wrote on its cover... 'The Coronavirus Pandemic' 2020 March ~ .' Completely unexpected words to have written on the cover of a journal; bewildering,… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #72 – A Coronavirus Notebook, A ‘Travel Replacement Cuisine Evening…

Inspiration

Monday Morning Musing #71 – Restoring Bella… day dreaming through the gardens of Italy

Alas and alack, I'm not ambling through an Italian garden – discovering cherub-like statues with ivy gently cascading into tangles of green – but oh, I am dreaming of it! As February sets in and the cold lingers, I'm conjuring walks through lush lemon orchards, along jasmine and rose-scented pathways, past fountains erupting in joyful… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #71 – Restoring Bella… day dreaming through the gardens of Italy

Art, Inspiration

Monday Morning Musing #65 – A beguiling owl as a muse, a time to create

Oh the beauty of this owl – this elaborate paper owl – as delicate as a feather, as grand as an esteemed work of art. It was revealed this Friday evening for the kick-off to Kimberley's Christmas shopping season. Stores were trimmed with pine and sparkling with decorations. We shoppers mingled, sipped on festive libations,… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #65 – A beguiling owl as a muse, a time to create

Art, Inspiration

Monday Morning Musing #64 – For The Love of Maud

Dearest Jo, I hope your mum is feeling better and so pleased to hear that you managed to make the best of the situation during her recent visit. The gallery with interactive and mixed pieces sounded wonderful. So very true that art connects, enlightens, inspires, and as you rightly say Jo... also connects through the… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #64 – For The Love of Maud