Saturday, 31 January 2015

31/365 Beautiful Life



31/365 Beautiful Life

"I think I will be able to, in the end, rise above the clouds and climb the stairs to Heaven, and I will look down on my beautiful life."
Yayoi Kusama

Friday, 30 January 2015

30/365 Adventure and Sunshine




30/365  Adventure and Sunshine

"Railway termini are our gates to the glorious and the unknown. Through them we pass out into adventure and sunshine, to them, alas! we return."
E. M. Forster

Thursday, 29 January 2015

29/365 Gratitude bestows...



29/365 Gratitude bestows...

"Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world."
John Milton

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

28/365 James Herriot on Gratitude




28/365 James Herriot on Gratitude

"If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans."
James Herriot

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

27/365 Gratitude



27/365 Gratitude

"It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up."
Eckhart Tolle

Sunday, 25 January 2015

25/3655/52 Robbie Burn's Cup o'Kindness



25/365 Robbie Burn's Cup O'Kindness


"Should auld acquaintance be forgot, 

And never brought to mind? 
Should auld acquaintance be forgot, 
And auld lang syne! 


Chorus.-For auld lang syne, my dear, 

For auld lang syne. 
We'll tak a cup o' kindness yet, 
For auld lang syne."

24/365 Living Out Loud




24/365 Living Out Loud

“If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.”
  Émile Zola


Friday, 23 January 2015

Thursday, 22 January 2015

22/365 Sailing



22/365 Sailing

“Never a ship sails out of bay but carries my heart as a stowaway.” 
Roselle Mercier Montgomery

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

21/365 The Mirror



21/365 The Mirror

“Every man carries with him through life a mirror, as unique and impossible to get rid of as his shadow.” 
W.H. Auden, The Dyer's Hand

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

20/365 Important Things



20/365 Important Things

"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."
Dale Carnegie

Monday, 19 January 2015

19/365 One must have...




19/365 One must have...

"Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower."
Hans Christian Andersen

Sunday, 18 January 2015

Saturday, 17 January 2015

17/365 A Birthday Cake



17/365 A Birthday Cake

"All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much."
George Harrison

Friday, 16 January 2015

16/365 The Artist is Confident



16/365 The Artist is Confident

"The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him."
Auguste Rodin

Thursday, 15 January 2015

15/365 The Art of the Muffin




15/365 The Art of the Muffin

“In the history of art there are periods when bread seems so beautiful that it nearly gets into museums.” 
Janet Flanner, Paris Was Yesterday, 1925-1939

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

14/365 Holding Summer's Secret



14/365 Holding Summer's Secret

"Of winter’s lifeless world each tree
Now seems a perfect part;
Yet each one holds summer’s secret
Deep down within its heart."
Charles G. Stater

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

13/365 As it was before...



13/365 As it was before...

“There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before.” 
Robert Lynd, The Blue Lion; And Other Essays

Monday, 12 January 2015

12/365 In Winter Enjoy



12/365  In Winter Enjoy

"In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy."
William Blake

Sunday, 11 January 2015

11/365 The Call of the Wild Geese



11/365 The Call of the Wild Geese

"Whoever you are, no matter how lonely,
The world offers itself to your imagination.
Calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting,
Over and over announcing your place in the family of things."
Mary Oliver

Saturday, 10 January 2015

Friday, 9 January 2015

9/365 At the Market



9/365 At the Market

"I would like to see people more aware of where their food comes from. I would like to see small farmers empowered. I feed my daughter almost exclusively organic food." 
Anthony Bourdain

Thursday, 8 January 2015

8/365 Permanence



8/365 Permanence

"We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away."
Zhuangzi

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

7/365 Outvalues



7/365 Outvalues

"Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

6/365 The Beautiful Stuff



6/365 The Beautiful Stuff

"We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out."

Ray Bradbury

Monday, 5 January 2015

5/365 Flowers have come...



5/365 Flowers have come...


"O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?"
Percy Bysshe Shelley

Sunday, 4 January 2015

4/365 Through a Window



4/365 Through a Window


"A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked."
Anaïs Nin

Saturday, 3 January 2015

Friday, 2 January 2015

2/365 Vancouver Art Gallery



2/365 Vancouver Art Gallery

"You know how you feel somebody looking at you, and you turn, and somebody actually is? It's the same at an art gallery. You're looking at one portrait, turn around, and there is a work of art directly behind you. Because it's all energy. Every single thing has energy."

Marina Abramovic

Thursday, 1 January 2015

365/365 A New Year....



365/365 A New Year....

“For last year's words belong to last year's language 
And next year's words await another voice.”
T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets

1/365 The Beginning


1/365 The Beginning

“The beginning is always today.” 
Mary Shelley