I was just telling a friend yesterday that as a kid one of my favourite things to do in spring was to go foraging, press my nature findings and sketch them later. Olive branches have such a striking silhouette! Their elegance is effortless. Teach me this miss olive.

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Today’s Reflections. I love days when the light is so beautiful, that it inspires me to slow down and to take the time to enjoy it. 

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"I didn’t get married until I was 50. I think it finally happened because I stopped thinking it was possible.""How do you mean?""Before I gave up, I was putting so much pressure on myself that I’d immediately be considering and measuring every man I’d meet. It’s not natural to begin a relationship with such a long term view. When I met my husband, I wasn’t looking past that afternoon."

It’s important to live in the moment and not plan every step along the way. Something I need to remember.

Here, have yet another photo of my bookshelf.

An accurate portrayal for how I feel after round after round after round of revisions, and still not making the work better. 

(via harry-england-and-saint-george)


English village in the early 1950s. This is West Street in Corfe. The Fox Inn is to the right and the Museum to the left.
Opaque  by  andbamnan