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Natures Wisdom – Thich Nhat Hanh on Autumn Leaves: Life, Death, Continuation

As falling leaves bid farewell to the branch they knew as home, they dance joyfully as they descend back to the earth, fluttering, twirling and swirling through the crisp mid-autumn air. I used to feel a pang of sadness this time of year as I

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Samhain Celebrations ~ Nature Spiral Ritual

Happy Samhain everyone! …or Halloween as it’s commonly known today. Those practicing an earth based spiritual path tend to follow the Celtic Wheel of the Year;- the annual cycle of seasonal festivals that mark a seasonal change caused by the Sun.  The 31st October

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Posted in Art & Soul, Autumn, Mandalas & Sacred Geometry, Nature Lover, Spirituality, The Wheel of the Year, Wisdom & Inspiration

The Art of Autumn ~ Getting Creative out in Nature

If you’ve been following my blog for a while you may have gathered that nature is my biggest muse, an endless source of inspiration to fuel the creative self! As you will see from my Autumnal photography post, my camera is

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Samhain ~ The roots of Halloween

You know it’s that time of year when the supermarket shelves are stocked with blood stained costumes, disembodied limbs, ghastly ghouls, ghosts and demon costumes. But Samhain isn’t necessarily a creepy, morbid holiday obsessed with death, as modern celebrations would suggest. Instead, it

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Capturing The Magic Of Autumn ~ Poetry & Photography

The ever changing face of Nature’s canvas never disappoints. The arrival of Autumn bestows a dazzling beauty that transcends the mundane and stirs the senses. Woodland paths blanketed by a multi-hued carpet of leaves enhanced by the vivid glow of an autumn sunset.

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Embrace Autumn by Preserving Autumn Leaves

Originally posted on The Muse in the Mirror:
© Ameetav Nangrani / Flickr There’s something quite enchanting about autumn. It’s mesmerising array of blazing colours splattered beautifully across Gaia’s very own canvas. Woodland paths blanketed by a multi-hued carpet of…

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Just practicing some flower paintings for a community art class next week with seniors. #communityart #flowerpainting #wetonwet #watercolour #watercolourpainting #artwithseniors #artsfacilitation #flowerart #watercolourflower #anthroposophicalart #poppy #poppypainting #artclass Just practicing some loose experimental flower paintings for a community art class next week with seniors. #communityart #flowerpainting #wetonwet #watercolour #watercolourpainting #artwithseniors #artsfacilitation #flowerart #watercolourflower #anthroposophicalart #poppy #poppypainting #artclass Teaching radial symmetry to children using a styrofoam block printing method with watercolour backgrounds. Maths made fun! #Radialsymmetry #radialbalance #geometry #maths #art #artclass #kidsart #childrensartclass #kidsartgroup #creativekids #artlesson #artteacher #artseducation #artsfacilitation #creativity #printmaking #styrofoamprinting #blockprinting #mandalas Seaside collage-shapes created by children ages 7-10 in this week's Young Creatives art class. #collage #kidsart #kidsartgroup #artseducation #artclass #kidscreativity #creativechildren #childrensartclass #artteacher #artclass #arttuition #summerholiday #beachart #seascape #seasideart #coast #acrylicpaint #mixedmedia #mixedmediaart #bubbleprinting #bubblewrapprint #watercolours #textures #ink #watercoloursalteffect Some highlights from this week's children's art class exploring chromatic gradients and silhouettes. #watercolour #wetonwet #painting #artclass #rainbowart #chromaticgradient #silhouettes #sunsetart #kidsart #childrensartclass #kidscreate #kidsartgroup #artteacher #youngcreatives #miniartists #youngartists #kids #art #creativity #cultivatingcreativity #artseducation Lake Windermere aka lake wondermere!!! #lakedistrict #lakewindermere #lake #swan #swanlake #nature #naturalbeauty #reflections #mirrorlake #summersday #britishcountryside #uk #cumbria Check out the stunning patterns on this ornamental cabbage! #cabbage #naturescolours #universal patterns #nature #plants #patterns Funky Fungi! #fungi #funkifungi #fungiphotography  #fungus #mushrooms #mushroomphotography Fungi fondness! #fungi #mushrooms #mushroomphotography #fungiphotography

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