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The fog and the frosted grass

The fog and the frosted grass (photos from 2008-10-29) The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing. /Jon Kabat-Zinn (Wherever you go there you are, p. 17) When I came out of bed I noticed the […]

I think Halloween socks! Booo-hoo!

Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe We don’t celebrate Halloween here in Sweden. Though, as everything around the world is becoming americanized, we do have access to pumpkin-ghost-stuff in some stores these days. When I was a kid there were nothing like […]

The Garden in October (and some tea)

Posting more photos from the atumny garden today, hope that’s okay with you? Notice the bokeh in the photo above? :-) Today I started to listen to a new audio book (in Swedish) and I want to continue listening right now. I just poored myself a cup of herbal tea and will soon be laying […]

I like autumn the best of all the seasons

Snowberries. Bird bath in stone. The sunflower in our garden is still proud, even though time is taking its toll. The once yellow mandala is now fragile. The wabi-sabi of autumn makes me walk in nature and in the garden of zen with amazement once again. Related Posts365 Collages | Week 44 | Let it […]

Doodles and contemplating in my Diary

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. Rumi [found via jen] More page details from my Moleskine diary. Doodles and what not. Doodles around a name. A drawing I made… She looks so nice, I don’t know […]

Study in mindfulness

It was a long time since I posted any Smilla images to my blog, wasn’t it? So here we go, a study in mindfulness as Smilla is laying on my bed cleaning her self up before sleeping. All photos taken with ISO 1600 because the light was relatively low. Related PostsMy first YouTube Film – […]

This and that, bits and pieces

Here are some links I found this weekend as I was browsing the web. Time to read about writing and journalism, knitting, mixed media art, art journaling and more! Art Every Day Challenge with Leah Piken – download the mp3 interview with inspirational Leah! Making your own journal saves you money – link to more […]

Creative guys that paint & write

Before I became an intensely creative person I was intensely obsessed with something else: books! I was a reading girl and books was my passion! As I’m not creating any new notebooks, softies or sweaters right now I’m finding my way back to the books. Novels – I’ve missed you! Recently I listened to a […]