A summer of creation

In the past month and a half, I feel like a hurricane has passed, hurled everything up into the air, dropped it in a neatly organised order and left again to set its rage elsewhere.

In essence, a lot seems to have happened, yet everything feels in order.

My time in Canada was blissful. Filled with art, creativity, learning and of course friends and family. And, out of the blue (!) a stint at flying as well! 

I finally managed to clear out the last 2 boxes of things I had left in Canada and brought back what was left in a suitcase to London. The little that I own is now with me and can easily fit in a few boxes. Such a fantastic feeling of knowing that all my little bits from childhood up until now are all here with me.

And now, to the delight of my slightly tired wanderlust feet, a little hint of stability has crept-in since my return.

A beautiful art studio, sorted out by Dan, in a vibrant neighbourhood near The Lanes in the heart of Brighton, right by the sea.

A space just for me, for the entire summer, where all I need to worry about is not worrying about anything. Simply creating and seeing what emerges.

So the next couple of months are set aside to do what I’ve wanted to do for so long but thought it would be unattainable – sit quietly and just create, seeing what comes up, what meets me during those moments of bliss.

And of course, I will endeavour to share with you, my faithful readers, what I concoct!

Thanks for the thousands of views on MAM!

Now let’s cheer to a wonderful and creative summer!

 

 

Beautiful London
Beautiful London

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London dinner at our favourite Japanese restaurant before I left for a month…
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Once in Montreal I had the opportunity to join good friend Rox in her studio.

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Sunny day at Mont-Royal

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Another culinary creation by my friend Catherine, who is currently developing a book on cabbage and kale
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We got our wish one afternoon…
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This guy…
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Camino Compadre reunited!
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Meeting new additions to the clan

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To add to my creative adventures, I tried printing with dad

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And did some gardening. I can’t say I’ve got the green touch, but this gal certainly has!

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Oh yeah, and I got to fly in a 1948 Cessna! What an adventure! Even flew it for a while.

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Thank you to pilot Alan for this opportunity and David for introducing us!
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mmmm strawberry compote in the making
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Canadian summers mean BUGS! Nets required…

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Ahh, the never-ending quest for freedom of the cat.
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With Mel, I discovered a new passion: sewing

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Super-hero capes in the making!

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Infinity-scarf in the making….

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Mom’s delicious Polish treats
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I know, I’ve really been spoiled. Even got to do some wood-turning with the best teacher ever, David.
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erm, don’t ask…

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Reversible infinity scarf!

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This guy, part 2
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BEST home-made treats! Merci Estelle et Yves!!

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I am so lucky to be surrounded by such talented, persevering and creative friends.
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part 4
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part 5 – adore him!

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Back in London and I’m so happily looking to a summer of creation
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In this fantastic studio sorted out by Dan

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Getting ready to fly off to wherever life takes us next!

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