Posted in August 2014

The uncomfortable truth

It’s weird to come to terms with some undeniable truths about oneself. But one I’ve certainly come to realise is the fact I have this undeniable fear of being tied down. Whether it is in the form of a job or a relationship, any relationship, I’d rather want to keep it free and as uncomplicated … Continue reading

Soundtrack

Because Guardians of the Galaxy is a good summer* block movie with an awesome soundtrack. *well, not particularly summer in this corner of Europe. More like an early autumn with all the rain, hail, thunderstorms and gales, interspersed with some sun and blue skies.

Turnaround

I don’t know whether it’s due to my upcoming Birthday or simply the result of the turnaround that’s been taking place this year, but slowly but surely I do feel like I’m sort of on the right track. And it’s now more a case of persevering the resistance I know I will encounter along the … Continue reading

Quotes

"I never change, I simply become more myself." – Joyce Carol Oates — Great Minds Quotes (@GreatestQuotes) August 15, 2014 Now I’m not so sure about the not changing part, there is a great pleasure and relief in finally being comfortable enough with oneself to show it to the world. And not care. Or at … Continue reading

An introvert’s map

"A Map of an Introvert's Heart" -By and Introvert pic.twitter.com/w8IBy7dlbR — PostSecret (@postsecret) August 15, 2014 Well, except the self chek-out lanes. I don’t think I’ve ever encountered one where the chek-out process went smoothly. Always had some minor glitch, which ended up taking longer than if I had gone to a cashier.

Resolutions wk 27

Resolutions wk 27

As I was rummaging through a bunch of random paperwork, I came across a little sketch I never cared to finish from about 2 years ago. As I didn’t want to erase the little sketch, I just grabbed my watercolours and decided to finish it after all. It turned out a bit better than I … Continue reading

State of affairs

It is a rather sad state of affairs if I don’t even wish to inform my mother of my very first paid commission – even if it’s a friend. Now I’m not saying this is the beginning of a string of assignments – one can only hope – but it is a start. A teeny … Continue reading

Dear Mother

I know you’d like me to have a clear and concise planning as to what my future should be. There are plenty of times where I wish I had that too, or at least a general map just so I could know what direction I preferably should and shouldn’t take. Alas life hasn’t deemed that … Continue reading

Little reminder

But do look back as a reminder for the many lessons you will have learned along the way. Just don’t retrace your steps and be surprised you’ve ended up in the same spot.

Resolutions wk 25

These 3 canvases had been waiting for their final destination for some time, I had already given it 2 different tries, and 2 layers of paint as I had already started with them, but somewhere along the way it just didn’t pan out. And they were left to be finished for yet another day. While … Continue reading