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Beautiful bounty

There was a time when I saw seaweed as something almost polluting the beach, and I do understand that there are people who want to “clean it up” ( although I’m not sure how that would be achieved, a constant battle against nature)…..But once you’ve really looked at it, really seen it, studied  the  colour, form, textures, the way it creates its own little glorious compositions of art on the beach….you realize it’s all in the way we see.

 

 

beautiful beach

….a blessing at the end of an unseasonally hot October day……

colours and shapes in the spring garden

 

Feathers

found in the park on my walk today: so beautiful.

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beauty is often hidden

a grey morning, a grey mood:

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but closer observation of the “brown stuff” scattered on the beach reveals a world of beauty.

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tiny treasures

a collection of tiny treasures, all scattered on the beach on the same morning a week or two ago……plenty of inspiration here for sketching/stitching line, shape, colour, texture in a very simple form……

inter-tidal treasures

just checked the date of my last posting and could not believe it……habits are easily broken! a long delay in the journal;  not sure where the time has gone but it seems a new start is called for…….and as often happens it has been prompted by a visual feast….a wonderful display of inter-tidal treasure on the beach in the late afternoon autumn sun. Textile updates to follow soon!

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