Monday, February 2, 2009

5 Precious Things


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Welcome to “5preciousthings”, a place of creativity, love, life, happiness & hope. 

 

Life is so hectic  “i’m too busy, in a minute, tomorrow”   are our mantras.  It was mine too, then i made myself a promise, i would set aside some “me” time,  discover 5 things that had moved me,  made me smile, lifted my spirit  during my day. some were easy to find, others i have to look for.  But oh so slowly,  i learnt to open my mind, my heart, i began to notice the little things again.  Things precious memories are made from.   My eyes learnt to see again, my ears to hear, my senses were sharpened, i learnt to slow down. “Precious things” we are surrounded by them, we just have to remember to look.


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 I am ruthie, artist, illustrator & photographer living in the beautiful south west of Scotland.  Here in this wee nook of the woods are little bits & pieces, some bits for inspiration, some pieces to prompt your memory, some to make you laugh, some to get your brain a ticking. here you can also have a peep at my illustration, my photographs & my words. It’s also a bit of story really, of my re-discovery and hopeful journey back to my arty self. . . and hopeful inspiration to others.

 

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6 comments:

  1. Hey, fun blog. I like your poem about "imperfectionism," if I can call it that.
    I'm not poetic -- well, except for the occasional nonsense verse -- but I have a story with a similar idea on my one of my blogs. Don't know if this space allows links, but I'm going to try: http://terataii.blogspot.com/2009/01/cracked-pot-story-for-perfectionists.html
    If you can access it, see what you make of it. :)
    Incidentally, tried to leave this comment on your blog, but couldn't. Will try again later. Cheers.

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  2. Hi Pamposh, thank you, the comment did come up on my blog in the end. thanks

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  3. Your illustrations are gorgeous! I love yor writings as well :)

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  4. thank you for all your comments!

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  5. Hi Ruthie, I love your work and the concept of your blog as well.

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