I am sitting here this week suffering from the inevitable Summer sniffles and bundled up in a blanket even though it is 33 degrees C outside. I am so annoyed that I made it through my Christmas break without getting sick like I normally do on holidays, and then the first week back at work I get sucker punched. Ugh.
Hereâ€™s some of what grabbed my attention this fortnight as I fed my creativity, perhaps some of them will inspire you too as we head into the weekend.
Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics.
– Victor Pinchuk
How beautiful are these fairy sculptures? I’d love one in my garden!
Struggling to get to sleep? Watch this for a while.
Everyone needs to hear these seven things.
Start your weekend off with a smile – I loved the field mouse!
This song relaxes me, I love listening to these guys when I paint.
Wouldn’t it be awesome if these were available at the office?
â€œGo into the arts. Iâ€™m not kidding. The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heavenâ€™s sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. Write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possibly can. You will get an an enormous reward. You will have created something.â€Â – Kurt Vonnegut
And last but not least .. who would not want a giant purple squid to keep them inspired?
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