Black and white pen sketch, 2015, Morag Noffke. Putting plans into actions Is much like sowing seeds My critical thoughts Attack my ideas Like birds pecking At seeds, Eating away at my own goodness. How many seeds are left to grow? If I want to see a harvest I need to to put up a … Continue reading Self-doubt
I wonder if you feel like this, from time to time, or is it just me? I have so many creative ideas exploding like popcorn in my head. I come up with them all at once and then can’t implement them all. I land up feeling frustrated. This is akin to creative constipation; creative ideas … Continue reading Creative Constipation.
The creative process is a delicate state, the balancing of imagination and logic. Preparing, percolating, playing, mulling, musing, waiting, wafting, wanting, incubating, inspiration, illumination. The creative process is not linear, Cannot be forced. Inspiration comes in a moment, a flash that ignites or emerges slowly like a dawning light. Either way you need to feed … Continue reading Poem: Fostering creativity
My grateful heart receives abundant creativity, It springs from the Well of Living waters. For the abundance to be available we must open our heart to kindnesses awaiting to be bestowed. Of creativity I can only say it is a wellspring of its own refreshing participants both giver and receiver. It's springs be flooding, I … Continue reading May you be Creative!
Baking is like a meditation for me: hand mixing is repetitive and it is a time and space for me to think.
... we scrapped dying and inscribing designs on the eggs and decided to draw designs on instead. This was a delightful solution and pastime.
I realize it is also an integral part of writing to have an audience and I am very appreciative of everyone of you.
In the end I was very happy to have made the box even although at first I kept thinking, 'I am making a bon bon box for who? I am in lock down - who can I give it to?'
I tried to cover
I have discovered to my dismay, have to be washed by hand otherwise they unravel. It is therefore quite a palaver and they are heavy so I don't like washing them.