Flags by W.C. Armstrong and Morag Armstrong (Noffke) 1968 The days before pre-writing. I remember wanting to write before I had learned how. This didn't stop me; that's the black squiggles you can see. "Can you read what I wrote?" I would ask my dad and of course he would make up some deliciously wild … Continue reading To stay stuck or launch.
Last year October 2019, Derek was invited to go to South Korea by a client, all expenses paid. The best bit was getting time off for exploring. I am going to tell you about these highlights. Three issues.Although South Korean's second language is English they mostly learn the written form and so when he wanted … Continue reading Trip to South Korea
Light and colour, colour burst, pastels, by Morag Noffke. I am enjoying playing with colour at the moment but I added a new challenge of using light. In this painting I explored a yearning that I have had: to paint light coming from behind the flowers from a light source, such as a window. I … Continue reading Light and colour, Art process and reflection.
Photo by Ivan Bertolazzi on Pexels.comPhoto by cottonbro on Pexels.comPhoto by Kaboompics .com on Pexels.com BlessingMay we learn to think outside the box and trust that there is an abundance of ideas, possibilities and opportunities. I wrote this poem when I was 17 and although it is about my growth at that time I believe … Continue reading Stepping out the Box
Self-reflection requires you to shift the focus within. Time spent in self-reflection is never wasted - it is an intimate date with yourself. Paul TP Wong. Water colour sketch, abstract, by Morag Noffke I lashed out at someone in my mind. I was annoyed. I know I need to come back to my personal barometer. … Continue reading Poem: Self-reflection
I was recently nominated for the Vincent Ehindero Blogger award by 1 & only Pebz. I want to thank her for thinking of me. She is a newcomer to blogging and I would encourage you to have a look at her blog. I enjoy reading her posts as she is honest and authentic in her … Continue reading Vincent Ehindero Blogger Award
Photo by Morag Noffke. I want to thank all my followers and the WordPress community for your interest, encouragement and support during the time that I started out blogging and gained momentum in my writing. There is much value in expressing one's gratitude. I started out thinking I was going to practice my writing skills … Continue reading 100 Posts
I love Malawi landscapes, I feel so free there. Journal entry:“Today we are crossing the Zambian border into Malawi. We are very excited to be finally getting to Malawi but also little nervous about the border crossing but going on the experience of the last two crossings we’re not too bothered.”MNoffke The trucks just outside … Continue reading Malawi Border-crossing.
This a section of my journal, showing you the process with an image emerging. The art processI want to share a simplified explanation of my art process emerging from a deep reflective process I had in the last few weeks. Often my process evolves and emerges over time. Many thoughts and experiences contribute to my … Continue reading Mystic Colour Burst: My art process.
Zambezi River, by Morag Noffke. You deserve self-care.I wonder? How are we to know that we deserve self-care if others are disrespecting lives? Our lives or other people’s lives. I am referring to political disrespect for minorities, religious disrespect of different religions and for relational disrespect for those weaker than themselves. There is one way … Continue reading You deserve Self-care.