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Tag: Guinea Pigs
What if you always did the kindest thing?
What if you were guided always by the decision always to do the kindest thing in any given moment? Imagine how your life would be if every decision you have made and will make were guided only by kindness. What kind of world you have helped to create? Being kind to all, and striving always […]
Be more Praline
The least you can do can be the most you can do. Here I draw on the example of my beautiful guinea pig friend Praline, and on wise words from Scott Adams, Rick Rubin and Helen Reynolds.
#SaturdaySix, June 2018 edition: Sharks, guinea pigs, close encounters of the Bill Murray kind
What’s floating your boat right now… or at least keeping you away from the sharks? Here’s my latest #SaturdaySix – a monthly round-up celebrating a sextet of things that are inspiring me. ONE: SHARKS Sharks. Is there something in the air? Or more likely the water? Perhaps it is our present proximity to the Fourth […]
#Inktober 3: Draw another day
Fancy giving drawing a go, or getting back on the metaphorical drawing horse? Why not try #Inktober? I’m having a go at this 31-day exercise in producing a drawing a day as a way to “develop positive drawing habits”. You can, too! Here’s my third weekly round-up of #Inktober scrawlings. Now with added Force. Sunday […]
#Inktober 2: Conan Doyle, felines, fish
I’m giving #Inktober a go this year – a 31-day challenge created by one Jake Parker to help “develop positive drawing habits”. The idea is to produce one ink drawing a day throughout the month of October. This post collects my scrawlings since the first selection – entitled My #Inktober Symphony – which I posted […]
Every day of your life (no matter how unexceptional) contains perfect moments (no matter how fleeting). My friend Nicholas Creswell tweeted something wonderful to me the other week: “I do find my most treasured and vivid memories […]
Merry Fweepmas, gentle reader
Season’s greetings, gentle reader – and on behalf of my guinea pigs, might I wish you a very merry Fweepmas? My very good friend Kate Griffiths-Lambeth has generously allowed me to share some seasonal words over on her blog today: Angels around you at all times. If you know Kate, you will know what an […]