Friday Feedbag

The creative life is all about feeding one’s imagination with a wide variety of inputs – gathering inspiration, provoking thought, tickling one’s fancy — and then making connections between all these disparate little bites.  Picture, quotes, music, videos, silly little things. Here’s a selection of what grabbed my attention this month, perhaps some of them will inspire you too.


Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.

Thomas Merton


I remember spending hours looking at dad’s National Geographic magazines when I was a kid. Their photos are still as inspiring 40 years later.


Some writing advice from TS Eliot.

I love watching the world at night. These photos speak to my soul.

I need this laundry bag. Om nom nom

Clever man! (if you are reading this via email, click here to watch the video)

Ever wondered how the bendy straw was invented?

To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to keep your soul alive.

Robert Louis Stevenson

My grandmother passed earlier this month and this song came on the radio as I was driving home from spending a week with my parents in Victoria. It made me cry. I love how powerful music is in creating movement in my life. (if you are reading this via email, click here to watch the video)


I have a new project brewing with a planned release date of early November … stay tuned for details!

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2 thoughts on “Friday Feedbag”

  1. Oh, that wasbag has given me an idea! When travelling in Japan I can never resist buying the colourful range of cloths that are generally slung around your neck to do everything including wiping the sweat off your brow during the steamy Japanese summer. Now I can bust the stash and turn them into convenient travel bags! Woo hoo!

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