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Joe Hogan Visit

This time next week I’ll be in County Galway staying with Joe Hogan, master basketmaker and artist. I’ve admired Joe’s work for years and am thrilled to be able to learn from him. 48 more words

Seed and attempt . La semilla y el intento

Sembrar una semilla es un acto de amor, pero tu amor no garantiza que broten sus flores.

Puede ser que la riegues de más y se ahogue; puede ser que te olvides de regarla y se seque; puede ser que no hayas elegido buena tierra y no logre echar raíces. 184 more words


One, two, three, four five; Once I caught a fish alive

Six, seven, eight, nine, ten; I never saw a fish again

(Yanagi no shita ni itsumo dojou wa oranu;
“There isn’t always a loach below the willow”) 421 more words


🎇 Willow Boutique 🎇

As I frequently visit Galway,  I had the pleasure of popping into Willow boutique recently and I was not disappointed.  This boutique offers a large collection of affordable clothing to suit every style and occasion. 64 more words


silver into gold

willow flower blooms erupt

allow leaves to droop

© Freya Pickard 2016

I love the way the coldness of winter melts into spring, particularly when the willow trees bud and pour forth their leaves. 9 more words


Tend Your Soul

Recently I painted a friend’s “safe place.” Turbulent waters threaten her survival; and in her mind, she swims to a quiet, peaceful space to weep, dream, hope, and gain new strength before plunging back into the storm. 112 more words

Spiritual Journey