Ttiagratefulft: 27.09.15

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…Labrynthitis is not a pleasant experience !….However …………..the organ responsible (inner ear) is a most beautiful structure, combining all the elements of design I love…spirals, hoops, spheres….I coloured my labrynth in with pretty colours and patterns to encourage it to stop vibrating in my head!!

…Reading the excellent book by Pete Mosley ‘The Art of Shouting Quietly’ it is so so inspiring and practical. I urge all my Artist friends and followers to get a copy right now!

One of the exercises encourages you to draw yourself as a stick of rock and think about what would be written through the core of you. I love this kind of exploration and it is just what I need right now. Thanks Pete!!!

…Sunshine…blue sky…still broody chicken !

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Ttiagratefulft: 16.09.15

. Friends , I have some lovely lovely friends . 

. The opportunity to raise some little chicks !!!! I have a ‘Broody’ and my chicken pal has some fertile eggs for her to hatch !!! So excited . 

.two of the most beautiful, smart, non conforming, rounded, gifted daughters  a mum could ever wish for !!!  


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Threetjingsiamgratefulfortoday: 6:08:15

.today the sun is shining and the sky is perfectly blue . 

.i had an hour to myself to draw chickens !

The smell of a gammon joint cooking !!  


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Ttiagrateful : this week so far !! 

My lovely niece Bryony came to stay and made us all laugh lots ! Silly face selfies ! 

The lovely Sarah from work whose perfume wafts up the stairs from reception ! Have sent for a sample . 

Sharing inspirational moments with lovely friends at The fabulous film’Inside Out ‘ . I loved it so much and sobbed uncontrollably !

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Ttiagratefulft: 12.08.15

the weather has been very kind . We have been swimming at North Berwick. 

The Great British Bake Off . 

Van Gogh in the flesh/oil at the Scottish Museum . 


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Ttiagratefulft: 26.07.15

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…it had to be done !! I created this photo merge this morning having been struck by the resemblance. I am delighted to watch the rise of Jeremy Corbyn and to see the way his voice is moving younger voters.Perhaps there is hope for the labour party and the country after all !!!

…Bought my lovely Jess her first guitar for her 13th birthday ! Proud and thankful to be able to do that .

…feeling optimistic and empowered, I have some fabulous friends, three of whom were with me yesterday and the sun stayed out for a walk.

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Ttiagratefulft: 12.06.15

.my lovely old jogging pants from H and M . I wish I had bought two pairs ! They are bold oriental patterns on black ( now faded to grey from repeated wear !! ) . You know that feeling when you put something on and it feels like you ! 

.i have just ordered a beautiful top from joe Browns in a similar style to the pants mentioned . Black background with bold coloured flowers . I hope it will become another old friend . 

.lemsip and my bed ! I have a nasty cold ! 



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