I don’t know what the proper name is for a group of goldfinches but ‘jewel’ feels about right. These – maybe 12 of them – descended on my studio beds and raided the seeds from the Verbena Bonariensis ( my favourite perennial). I am always delighted by visits from any wild thing, whether its the local squirrels burying their stash, blackbirds throwing around the bark chippings to get at the worms underneath or these wonderful visitors. I am reminded of Mary Oliver’s – ‘Every day I see something that almost kills me with delight’. This photo was taken thru’ the window so is not as clear as I would like it. A moment caught in time.
My Journaling Journey
- Inspiration returns -paintings in progress: October ’17 October 12, 2017
- After Vegas I just want to cry: Journal spreads 5/10/17 October 6, 2017
- Feeling my Way – blocked and stuck. 13/9/17 September 14, 2017
- ‘This Blue’: Mixed media painting 5/9/16 September 5, 2017
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