go to your Happy Place.
Pink and Green
Ode to a Tree
Sally Swain art
Do not pass Go. Do not collect two hundred dollars.
Get out of the house, your worrybrain, your care duties and connect with nature.
Once there, you don’t know what you might do.
Turns out, Late Middle-Aged to Early-Old Crazy Art Lady lurks in a small soft corner of your soul. Out she comes! No shame, that one. No self-consciousness. She will direct you.
What would you like to cultivate?
What would you like to prune or weed?
(Let’s have a jacaranda-coloured post, in keeping with the season)
The Seven Trees of Us
Sally Swain © art
very mixed media on a small strip of paper
I ting a Tibetan bowl and lead a guided contemplation for the six women participating in the Art Garden playshop.
We sit with four elements that potentially nourish the self-garden.
What’s your ground? What helps