nuts (and bolts)

I’m pondering resolutions…why we make them, whether I will this year, you know, the usual drill…and it occurs to me that my life is pretty well stuck together after a pretty hard year. Yay. But it’s just stuck together with tape, duck tape holds us together (literally in some cases) … My aim this year…

retrospective I

Back in January I said I wanted to Take Control this year. I wanted to take my life back and I thought I was going to carry on in a similar manner but on my terms. Then, in June I started to flesh out my goals. And here we are at the end of the year…

Velocity

How do you move forward? Do you leap, jump or stride, Push off with full strength And effortlessly glide. Or Are you scratchy and tetchy And often annoyed At the friction, Inaction, All vectors destroyed, By the dragging and freezing And total imbalance That dogs you, And mugs you, And leaves you awry. Still, you’ll…

Frozen

things I have learnt this week: 1. December is cold. Very cold. 2. Small electrical heaters are worthy of canonisation. 3. As are scarves, fingerless gloves and cardigans. 4. I am not cut out to be a market stall vendor 5. Stitchopolis has very many quilters 6. I’ve met quite a few now 7. Mum…

Process

How do you start a post? I normally go with a picture tbh rather than a thought, or action, or event. Today I scrolled thru my recent sketches and found this one…no reason, no forethought, no purpose. Just a picture, a gesture in a moment. And that’s why I love it. It was me…where I…