I love being close to water, seeing the reflections of the surrounds rippling-ripple images, hearing the gulls cry and contented voices wafting over the breeze. The quiet is what I savor most on my holidays. Stanley Park, by M Noffke.Stanley Park, by M Noffke.Stanley Park, by M Noffke.Stanley Park, by M Noffke. Till next time, … Continue reading The last of Stanley Park, seawall.
Farm life. Have you experienced farm life? You can pick up some interesting stories. I grew up in a close rural community where there were both farmers and fishermen. We had a smallholding and, apart from having vegetables and fruit trees, we also had chickens and bees. So naturally I am more of an outdoors-nature-lover … Continue reading The cockerel and ground zero.
A section of taste/tastes collage by MFNoffke. Collage The origin of the word “Collage” is French and means to glue or paste; making up a two dimensional image usually on paper or material. When constructing a collage you could either spend a lot of time on an image or you could set yourself a quick … Continue reading Collage: Taste/Tastes
We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.Joseph Campbell Let gratitude fill your heart and may it complete your joy in season. Digital doodle, may joy be yours, M Noffke
In my studio with my two Mewses. My happy place, playing with colour and line. Nasturtiums, water colour sketch of the day, M Noffke. Journal entry:Life is like a plant with a tangle of stems, all good, even although they are going all over the show - because life is messy like that; but it … Continue reading Art Studio
I feel out of sorts today. Not with my life or my creativity but with blogging. I think I am having a moment of questioning “what is blogging all about”? you have this too? don't you? One of my aims is to practice my craft of writing; to be a better word smith, so to … Continue reading Honestly Grumpy
You are in charge of what you eat, every morsel you buy and put in your mouth are because you are in control. You are the key to your health. You get to decide or choose. You can choose to do this. It’s a great feeling when you get to realize this. Breathe you can … Continue reading Mindfulness in cooking and eating.
Let go of failure and breathing out perfection Breathe in Love and Grace. "The spiritual life does not remove us from the world but leads us deeper into it"Henri Nouwen. In our humanness let us aim for living an authentic and unpretentious life; loving those around us, not aiming for perfection and not judging the … Continue reading Breathe in Love and Grace
It's OK to feel that you have failed, it's OK to know that you have failed according to your own rules or goals, but you can take a deep breath and try again. Breathe and hold your Self until the wave subsides. Sometimes the going is tough, tough trials come our way and the burden … Continue reading Self-respect
Photo by Cindy Gustafson on Pexels.comPhoto by Luke Morgan on Pexels.comPhoto by Brad Wilkins on Pexels.com Enough! I’m free Of all this worldly clutter Clinging and dragging and frowning, Of social messages making requirements To be the same or different To be better, to improve All the clanging and banging and drowning My voice out; … Continue reading Enough freedom