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One Artist’s Journal by Orly Avinery

One Artist’s Journal by Orly Avinery

I’ve finished reading Orly Avinery’s self-published book One Artist’s Journal and wanted to share my thoughts with you guys. I am a big fan of Orly’s artwork, published in art journal form on her blog. She is great with words and often have something profoundly beautiful or thought provoking to say. Without my love of […]

Weekly inspiration: Stockholm and Swedish authors

Weekly inspiration: Stockholm and Swedish authors

Sometimes I’m still that little girlť – awesome photo idea at the flickr blog. Take a photo of yourself today and let’s see how you’ve grown, changed or stayed the same since you were that little girl… Literary Magazine – new site about Swedish books and authors – in English! Awesome, you’ve got to check […]

What I Wore today

What I Wore today

What I wore today, in drawing. First I was doing an exercise to create a 6 minute diary page á lá Linda Barry, author of the book What It Is (that I own and totally recommend, it’s awesome). She wrote: Why is it so hard to keep up a diary? IT ISN’T! Not if you […]

The Perfect Protest

The Perfect Protest

Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats; neither fear nor shame can cure them. Jean de La Fontaine From my Art Journal: A Perfect Mess: I don’t even want to be perfect! Is it a contradiction in terms to call your art and your life “a perfect mess” – or is it the only […]

Turning the Mind Into an Ally

Turning the Mind Into an Ally

The enlightened alternative is to appreciate how incredibly rare and precious human life is. The enlightened alternative is to appreciate EVERYTHING. By appreciating whatever we encounter we can use it to further our journey of warriorship. We are good as we are, and it is good as it is. Once we have this understanding, we’ll […]

Inspiration for writing Poetry in your Diary

Inspiration for writing Poetry in your Diary

I’ve read Diana M. Raab’s soft cover poetry book a few evenings now. I think it’s hard to say anything about the poetry itself, because poetry is so personal and sometimes even mystifying. Reviewing it is difficult. I like some of the poems as they make me smile, others I don’t even understand and some […]