Think of them as art for your garden. Garden statues are the perfect accessory to enhance and intensify the intended mood of an outdoor space or sunroom. Whether you are looking to infuse your backyard with a bit of humour, balance the composition of your landscaping, or draw attention to specific aspects of your outdoor … Continue reading 51 Garden Statues To Add An Artistic Touch To Your Outdoor Decor
Ali Sahba is a freelance designer from Hamburg whose love for working on colourful and fun projects shines through in his photographic series, Brutal London. Maintaining a minimalist aesthetic, Sahba unearths the stark lines and geometry of Brutalist architecture around London. He presents each image in subdued tones, setting them against pastel-coloured backdrops. Concentrating on a … Continue reading The Subdued Beauty of London’s Brutalist Architecture
Today, I have a gathered a fun collection of our 7+ Bonne Annee French Images – FREE to you. There are 3 cute children New Year postcards to start us off. Every one of these vintage images of children is just adorable. I have adjusted one so you can add your personal greeting as well. … Continue reading 7 Bonne Annee French Images – Kids & Ladies!
A new year is a reason for life-changing habits, fancy planners, and body and relationship goals. While healthy habits and making the best of a fresh start can help us feel accomplished, we often fall into the trap of either not taking action or cramming all our action into a tiny window of time—like the … Continue reading 7 Ways You Can Achieve More Satisfaction In 2019 By Doing Less.
A poignant and hope-giving allegory based on the true story of a refugee family. It may be an elemental property of human nature to fantasize about utopias — a fantasy all the more alluring the more dystopian one’s actual society is. Source: Three Balls of Wool: An Illustrated Celebration of Nonconformity and the Courage to … Continue reading Three Balls of Wool
Judging a Book by Its Recovery Leslie Jamison’s memoiristic study of alcoholic writers Clancy Martin The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath by Leslie Jamison Little, Brown and Company $30.00 List Price When I was in a suicidal phase in my life and hiding my alcoholism from my partner, I was also working on a … Continue reading To what extent is inspiration entangled with intoxication? When it comes to writing and alcohol, it’s comforting to think it’s always better to be sober. But is it?
Ikigai , a Japanese word that means “purpose” or “reason for being,” has been adopted in American society to mean having balance in work and in life. In a recent trip to Barnes and Noble, I found five books on the “must read” shelf with ikigai in the title, and there are even more found … Continue reading Ikigai – having balance in work and life
The truth young idealistic lovers learn: relationships are messy and complicated—filled with disappointments, misunderstandings, betrayals great and small. They fall apart and sometimes cannot be put back together. It’s easy to grow cynical and bitter. Source: Frida Kahlo’s Passionate Love Letters to Diego Rivera
Erotic henna is a new form of art that celebrates the feminine body, highlighting the natural beauty of women, usually done around the chest, belly, legs and back, it became popular when the work of the Russian henna artist Mary Ginkas
The colour red is the colour that attracts attention, excites curiosity and arouses to action. Red is psychologically stimulating, and it can be used to increase blood circulation. Representing passion and power, red is the colour that will attract the most attention. The color red is the colour of fire and blood, so it is associated with danger, war, energy strength, determination desire, and love.
For those who aren’t yet on Instagram (yes, there’s a few), it can seem like a world of endless food, airplane wings and sunny beaches. Even if you’ve been on it for a while, it can still be quite confusing. Especially if you want to use it to try and promote your work or your … Continue reading How Instagram can help filmmakers and photographers get more clients
Smile Inducing Portrait Photography ibby Jan 13, 2017 Our heartstrings received a big tug when we came upon a collection of portrait photography shot by Turkish travel photographer Mehmet Genç . We're a bit late to pick up on the work but couldn't resist sharing such a moving project that will surely bring a smile … Continue reading Smile Inducing Portrait Photography
Yesterday I watched a video by Simon Sinek on "Millenials in the Workplace." It was an excellent discourse on why Millenials are so unhappy. In the 15 minute interview, he covers the addictiveness of social media to flawed parenting. He argues an entire generation is growing up with lower self-esteem. His talk reminded me of … Continue reading Self Acceptance – is for Grown-ups
Originally posted in 2014 I first thought of the benefits of a studio dog when I visited The Distillery in Surry Hills, and I met Noftus, their golden retriever studio dog. He was so friendly, well behaved and played well with others, I thought 'We can do that'. Toby was already two years old by … Continue reading The Benefits of a Studio Dog