Swimming, etc. …

This week, I must admit, has been mainly about family & about swimming . We are having an early holiday, and the temperature in the Mediterranean sea is on its way up … But I have also manage to put in a tiny bit of painting and sketching. I’m still not to excited by working…

Still here

— sketching my way into autumn, having great fun mixing gouache & watercolours on my sketchbook pages

Notes on Melancholy, part 4

In my first note on melancholy I quoted the following question raised by Jacky Bowring, she asked: How can things that are sorrowful be beautiful? Louise Glück’s First Snow is not a theoretical answer, but a wonderful demonstration of something deeply sorrowful becoming almost unbearably beautiful – First Snow  by Louise Glück  Like a child, the earth’s going to…