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. Here’s a selection of what grabbed my attention this fortnight, perhaps some of them will inspire you too.

As long as you live, keep learning how to live.

 – Seneca


How pretty are these pencils? Pass the sharpener!


The sensuousness of creating has always gripped me.

This stunning little guy walks around the Tasman Sea instead of swimming.

This made me laugh 🙂 Guaranteed to confuse your child learning to tell the time.


Nina’s urban sketches always inspire me to want to get out and draw more


There’s never been another moment like this particular one, and never will be again.

That means that at this moment, we have the opportunity to fully appreciate the miracle of this moment, and how it came to be from the infinite number of causes that created it from preceding moments. We are alive in this moment because of millions of other people who have supported us, because of everything on this planet, which just happened to be the perfect conditions for creating the person we are right this moment. What a freakin’ miracle!

– Leo Babuta


Loving this song this week


Embroidery good enough to eat!

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