A timeline of the last 4 months I have so many photo series that I build on - I like the idea of that because as life changes, I take photographs of the same concept and they show where I've been and what I've been doing. For example, I have a "View from my Lounge" … Continue reading Where I Stand: Feb to May
I want to share something that is a big deal for me. They say it take at least 21 days to instil a new habit. I am a self-confessed "tea pot"! A few weeks ago I went "cold turkey" on caffeinated tea for a day. Perhaps in excess of 10 cups a tea per day … Continue reading Changing a habit: reducing caffeine intake
My very first visit to Kew Gardens - paying attention to patterns
An update on my sabbatical. Getting back into structured time.
A visit to West Sussex turned out to be a trip down memory lane for me - a 30 year-old lane to be precise! J an I decided to go on a mini adventure on Friday and planned a simple picnic of supermarket meal deals! We collected my son, T and drove South East to … Continue reading A visual feast! The Ouse Valley Viaduct
Hello! I cannot believe that this Everyday Delights blog has been going for over three years now! It started as part of my 2015 100 Happy Days challenge, where for 100 days I took a photo and wrote a related blog post. After that challenge finished, I decided to continue writing and developing my blog, and here I … Continue reading Announcement: My new Weekly Delights newsletter
The Hay House Writers workshop in Dublin at the end of April inspired and motivated me. As I hoped it would. You can read about my apprehensions here. Many things were said that I needed to hear to silence Mergatroid (she is my critical ego, my Inner Critic). The biggie being "surely what I have to … Continue reading Surely what I have to say has already been said?
This piece was written before I went to Dublin for the Hay House Writer's Workshop at the end of April 2019. Dublin looms. A Hay House writing workshop. For two days. With 150 other people. Yes, 150 other people. And world renowned speakers. When I booked it, I was excited about hearing these people speak. … Continue reading Anticipating: A writer’s workshop
Three of us exploring the work of local artists.
Houses and studios are open to the public.
Art in all forms is on display.
This is one section of the Henley Art Trail for 2019.
I recently went on an amazing art retreat in rural Devon in the UK. The grounding premise for the art retreat was "attention" - the art of attention to be precise. I had no idea what to expect. I went with the intention of being aware and curious, "Attentional Aperture" (see this post for more about … Continue reading Paying Attention to Attention