Babu has been chasing his tail lately. Boy, it's funny.
It's time to take a breath, release all sadness, anger and judgement, especially of ourselves. It's time to be present with this unique moment in time, where all is safe, pleasant and right. If you have pain, put your complete attention to it. It is the avoidance of pain that makes it more acute just as it is the avoidance of the present that makes it slip away. It is always the present. Let's be with it. Let's be.
I am a great believer in the transformative power of creativity. I am most delighted by the creative path my intuition takes me. I have an innate response to humble materials, natural and recycled, having been instilled since childhood with the ethos, "something from nothing", by my beloved grandmother; she, like so many women of her time, had an admirably creative resourcefulness........................
Mostly self-taught, I have an eclectic interest in Art. But my joy is in the deceptive simplicity of handcraft and its interpretation by modern "primitive" artists who seem to bring to their work a sense of serene melancholy and spiritual longing that the Japanese call wabi-sabi: nothing lasts, nothing is finished, nothing is perfect.
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