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Purple rose. A new addition!


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I have so little time to post with all the painting, that today I’m going to post as much as possible ­čÖé
Best wishes for a wonderful weekend!

This is another addition to the Zen flower collection.
Including close ups of brush strokes & tones

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Painting still wet!
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Seeking quietude & thank you’s!


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Seeking Nirvana ­čÖé
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Just to give a sign of presence after a small pause between posts!
I have tried to like & comment as much as possible but find it hard to get on WordPress every day as I did previously.
It has been hectic lately here & feel in dire need of quietude.
Winter is usually a time where one slows down a bit, keeping more indoors, weather being the major cause but apparently this year was a bit of an exception.
I wanted to express my deepest gratitude again & always for the constant faithfulness of my followers, likes & comments throughout my rather inadequate ubeity ­čÖé

Life is easy. Why do we make it so hard? Jon Jandai at TEDxDoiSuthep


The last time I posted a video was in December. I select the material & post only what is in my eyes valuable information so, when I found this in the first comment of Theecograndmablogspot.com from “Cat” I had to share it with all of you.
It opened my eyes to a way of thinking that was always there had but had to be reminded of & had to be brought back into focus…
Enjoy it!

Uploaded on 3 Aug 2011
Jon is a farmer from northeastern Thailand. He founded the Pun Pun Center for Self-reliance, an organic farm outside Chiang Mai, with his wife Peggy Reents in 2003. Pun Pun doubles as a center for sustainable living and seed production, aiming to bring indigenous and rare seeds back into use. It regularly hosts training on simple techniques to live more sustainably. Outside of Pun Pun, Jon is a leader in bringing the natural building movement to Thailand, appearing as a spokesperson on dozens of publications and TV programs for the past 10 years. He continually strives to find easier ways for people to fulfill their basic needs. For more information visit http://www.punpunthailand.org

About TEDx, x = independently organized event

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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Non-profits & Activism
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Standard YouTube Licence

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My new painting! Les pav├ęs de la vie – Life’s cobblestones.


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Les pav├ęs de la vie
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This painting is very close to my heart, it belongs to the Theme I’m working on, of life & it’s journey. I’m sure you remember Evolution trek (I have posted previously) Odyssey is another.
Les pav├ęs de la vie represents life’s course. Notice the nuance in texture, colour, cracks & shapes of the cobblestones & interpret it in your own personal experience of life and growth along the way…
I used about three liters of paint for the under layer & around two kilos of plaster for the cobblestones which makes it quite a heavy canvas!
Before hanging it, in order to prevent it from falling & breaking, I had to make sure the hooks were well placed by drilling proper holes in the wall.
I am posting here all the painting’s stages.
Let me know.
I truly enjoyed your comments from last post ­čÖé
Thanks to all of you for your words of encouragement & likes!

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Details of the cobblestones
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Where it all started…
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2nd layer…
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About 2 to 3 liters of paint to start with.
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1st layer of plaster
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Baby Water Massage – Acquaterapia


An amazing way to welcome our new generation found on http://davidkanigan.com/2014/11/09/sunday-morning-life/
you can fall asleep… it is so deeply relaxing to watch, we can understand the bliss on this baby’s face ­čÖé

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Published on Mar 2, 2013
Music
“Moon” by Kokin Gumi (Google Play ÔÇó iTunes)
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Howto & Style
License
Standard YouTube License

Tracks Movie CLIP #1 (2013) – Mia Wasikowska Movie HD


I watched this last night & found myself captivated by the simplicity & ingenuity of this film.
You forget about the complications we have created in our lives & get down to the core which is
simply living in the now & getting on with it.
All in all, it’s so refreshing to the soul that I would recommend everyone to see it ­čÖé

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Published on 26 Aug 2013
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Tracks Movie CLIP #1 (2013) – Mia Wasikowska Movie HD

A young woman goes on a 1,700 mile trek across the deserts of West Australia with her four camels and faithful dog.

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Film & Animation
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Finding solace in nature’s protection


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Picture perfect!
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This was an unforgettable outing… when life gets too chaotic we are lucky
to have the possibility to run to the hills to seek solace in its protection.
Regardless to past behavior, nature embraces & cradles humanity unconditionally.

As hard as it was to choose the best of this collection, I tried to put myself
into the viewer “shoes” & select the top ones which came to a grand total of
sixteen so, my apologies for the length of this post ­čÖé

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We are greeted by the quaint
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The charming & peaceful ... ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

The charming & peaceful …
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Lampposts heavy in scent ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

Lampposts heavy in scent
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Stones marked by history
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we disregard human distraction ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

we disregard human distraction
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To ensconce ourselves into nature
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White cabbage butterflies resting... ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

White cabbage butterflies resting…
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While humans fly ;) ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

While humans fly ­čśë
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... and fly ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

… and fly
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We then enter a Walt Disney scary forest :) ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

We then enter a Walt Disney scary forest ­čÖé
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Find a picturesque bridge
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And get closer to admire…
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Get back to civilization ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

Get back to civilization
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Yet still welcomed by nature’s ornaments
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Ending our day with a splash :)

Ending our day with a splash ­čÖé

Those lazy summer days…


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It would be nice to begin our days with tranquility…
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Don’t you like those lazy summer days
Where going out for a stroll means
Leaving the trail of uncertainties
Behind, enjoy life’s miracle and
Exquisite grace, unfold at
Its own pace…

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Do this ­čśë
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Swim at leisure…
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In a clear pond... ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

In a clear pond…
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Enjoy nesting with a view
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With stars sparkling on waters
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Flying & gliding…
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Keeping an eye on our cherished ones :) ┬ęcopyright2014owpp

Keeping an eye on our cherished ones ­čÖé
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And forever ending our days with an Aaah picture!
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Through noise do we decipher silence


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Reading silence
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Through noise do we read silence & through gaps do we decipher noise
As from the pulsating beat of a song
The distant train whizzing through time
Lightning slicing through thunderous
Clouds amidst rumbling nature
The woodpecker’s frenzy
One wave to another
Echoes of footsteps
Stillness crackles as dry wood in a camp fire spitting sparks in irregular
Heartbeats bridging the gaps & the noise in a harmonious breathing exercise.

Green in bountiful


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Green is a color I could never tire of and thought you might enjoy this photo
by sending it with best wishes for this beautiful weekend!