I’m immersed in “summer fun and frolic” mode with the kids this week, so here’s a favourite post from two years ago.
“Have you ever noticed how Children and Nature go so happily together?”
What is it that inspires our desire to create?
What moves an artist to draw or to paint a picture? What sparks the passion in a writer to pen a poem or a story? What is it that prompts a photographer to run for her camera and try to capture that perfect shot?
Here are a few things that give me continued inspiration:
1. The ocean, which surrounds me… (No surprise there, right? 😉 )
Every day, it is a slightly different colour, morphing between shades of blue sapphire, steel grey, or deep, dark navy with racing waves and frothy white-caps. On other days, it is as calm and flat as a mirror.The sea is a living thing: mercurial, organic, merciless, and endlessly beautiful. 2. I’ve always had a passion for all animals (no, not just my cats! 😉 ).
Horses, dogs, whales, and birds… …natural beings of the forest and untamed…
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