Saturday 8th October 

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I was drinking in the surroundings: air so crisp you could snap it with your fingers and greens in every lush shade imaginable offset by autumnal flashes of red and yellow.

 Wendy Delsol

Friday 7th October 

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Creativity requires a state of grace. So many things are required for it to succeed. ~Magda Szabo

Monday 26th September

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I will waste not even a precious second today in anger or hate or jealousy or selfishness. I know that the seeds I sow I will harvest, because every action, good or bad, is always followed by an equal reaction. I will plant only good seeds this day. ~Og Mandino

Monday 19th – Sunday 25th September

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“Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending”. ~ Carl Bard

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A heart filled with anger has no room for love. ~Joan Lunden

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You need to let the little things that would ordinarily bore you suddenly thrill you  ~Andy Warhol

Meanwhile, spring came, and with it the outpourings of Nature. The hills were soon splashed with wild flowers; the grass became an altogether new and richer shade of green; and the air became scented with fresh and surprising smells — of jasmine, honeysuckle, and lavender. ~Dalai Lama XIV

The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you. ~B. B. King

The world is quiet here. ~Lemony Snicket

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“Hark, now hear the sailors cry / smell the sea, and feel the sky / let your soul & spirit fly, into the mystic.” ~ ~ Van Morrison

Saturday and Sunday 17th and 18th September

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We dance for laughter
We dance for tears
We dance for madness
We dance for fears
We dance for hopes
We dance for screams
We are the dancers
We create the dreams ~ Albert Einstein
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I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone. ~Rilke
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Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate. ~John F Kennedy

These last few days have been traumatic. No not physically no, traumatic nationally. My conception of my country and the people that are supposed to govern have betrayed me. Because of a divisive and politically cynical campaign my country, my concept of European cooperation has been swept away. Already we have politicians blaming each other, a group of politicians are taking back everything they campaigned on. The financial repercussions are immense and already racism is rearing it’s angry head.

 My art is comforting me so much, the taking of the image, the composition and the processing.

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You can’t stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes. ~ A.A. Milne

 

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Just being able to take images of the everyday will help.

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One bad chapter doesn’t mean your story’s over.~ Unknown

 

Playing with some composition helps.

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I’m not burying my head in the sand. Just trying to find some sense and shutting that part of my brain off today.

 

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