On Solitude

  “Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous – to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.” ― Thomas Mann, Death in Venice and Other Tales     On one hand there’s light, on the other, there’s the dark. On…

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A Touch of Pink

This watercolour sketch was inspired by this artist’s work, and as you can see, the original is far, far, far superior to what I painted. But then this was an experiment for me. I’m really, really bad at watercolours, my sketches turn out better, so I’m glad that this turned out a little better than my previous disasters.…

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Three Day Quote Challenge – Day 3

So we are at an end to the 3 day quote challenge and once again I’d like to thank fellow blogger Harlife for this great opportunity. Don’t forget to check out this amazing and talented writer’s blog if you haven’t already. Since this is the end of the challenge I thought I’d side step the theme…

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Three Day Quote Challenge – Day 2

Hi Everyone, I have been challenged by fellow blogger Harlife to post three quotes for three days and select three bloggers in the course of these three days to take up the challenge. I had posted three quotes on Negative People yesterday. I’ll reveal today’s theme in a bit. But first, my thanks to Harlife who is an amazing…

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Daily Prompt: Disclosures in the Dark

via Daily Prompt: Subdued “Hold the candle a little higher, will you?” He looked at her sullen and swollen face, the candle light accentuating her sullenness, concurrently softening the planes and curves of her face,  bathing them in an ethereal incandescence. “Please?” he added. She responded by lifting the candle and her head higher. He peered…

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