a life creative
Yesterday i spent a gorgeous afternoon with gorgeous friends Amanda and Rosie, and their friend Steve, with a lunch al fresco, a gorgeous walk through chestnut woods of the Amiata, pondering, wondering, wandering and a bit of flower photography thrown in…
and afterward, Rosie and i got down to business with some lino.
What sticky, messy, preschoolerish fun!
When I packed my three-only boxes bound for Italy, I forewent shoes and clothes so that I could take as many jewellery making tools and art materials from the old Kittykatmandoo studio as possible. I carted around 5kg of lino alone, along with ink, rollers, paper, cutters – to name a few items – and aside from a couple of Christmas cards in December, I hadn’t really put them to good use. Till yesterday.
We were unstoppable; a creative machine!
I found a half finished lino block [the cats at the bottom of this post] that i had begun in may 2012, a week or so before i left for Italy on holiday. Yesterday I finished it off quickly, if not more so just to get myself back into the swing of things and to demonstrate to Rosie the how-to, although, as you can see by her first ever owl prints, she didn’t need much demonstration. Like a duck to water [or, perhaps, more fitting, like an owl to the night sky].
Fatos e Curiosidades sobre a Natureza e tecnologia
"per l' allegria il pianeta nostro è poco attrezzato. Bisogna strappare la gioia ai giorni futuri "
by Isabelle Warren
a resource for moving poetry
Linking collage work to the meaning of personal and universal symbols.
This is my adventurous story about buying, designing, and renovating homes in ITALY
guardian of irish mythology
is currently taking a break from blogging x
Attempting not to make too little or too much sense
I help you unlock the peace and strength already within you
Book Humour. A Sideways Perspective on the Bonkers Business of Books
"C’è molta speranza, ma nessuna per noi." (Franz Kafka)
Finding my way back out of motherhood -- while mothering
Expatty-cakes: Diary of an American southerner turned expat
Grand adventures and global wanderings. Next stop: Italy.
Discover the truth about mental health
"El Mundo Visible es Sólo un Pretexto" / "The Visible World is Just a Pretext".-
Vignettes from a multi-lingual, multi-cake-eating freelance existence
Eyes ten degrees above the horizon
about women who do amazing things
by Mike McGuire
A Creative State of Mind
Writing for Children and Young Adults #amwriting
About fantastical places and other stuff
Underground Energy - Scientific Documentation of the failures of an OCD albatross + friends
A topnotch WordPress.com site
I write, I love, I run, I play, I break things.
In the Groove...
Blog e progetto editoriale di poesia
Words of Wonder, Worry and Whimsy
se non sarò serena, mi rasserenerò
Global issues, travel, photography & fashion. Drifting across the globe; the world is my oyster, my oyster through a lens.
Brian Marggraf, Author of Dream Brother: A Novel, Independent publishing advocate, New York City dweller
Bringing you love through spirit!
Poetry, musings and sightings from where the country changes
Writer and editor
A peaceful place to relax while on my wild joyride to Egypt from South Carolina.
Sewing, illustration and design.
Undermining the Patriarchy Every Chance I Get. And I Get a Lot of Chances (Copyright Preserved)