Getting Back on the Horse

Emergence — a bedraggled looking Blue Tit emerges from a hole bringing out the rubbish.

Starting something new is scary. The work to be done can seem daunting.

At the same time it’s exciting, thrilling. The prospect of discovery both of yourself and things around you. When I first started painting, I can still remember how I found a new way of seeing, an intensified awareness that was a complete surprise. The wave of awe carried me through the difficult times of the learning process.