I waited for a long time for this little butterfly to settle and stay still. He kept flitting rapidly from plant to plant, only landing for a moment before taking off again. Of course when he finally did decide to stay put he chose a spot underneath a beet leaf, which meant I had to stretch out on the ground between the vegetable drills to get a decent shot. It was worth it though, for this fun photo!
I want to say thank you to everyone for your kind responses to my last post. I’m making an effort to get back to creative writing, but my words are rusty and it can take a long time for me to put thoughts together in a coherent way. It’s a great challenge though, and so satisfying if you can manage to express the urge that drove you to write in the first place. Your encouragement really helps.
This weekend I’m planning to attend a creative writing workshop in Dublin’s city centre, I hope it will help with getting the words to flow more smoothly when I write. I’ve also been writing Morning Pages when I wake up each day, an exercise suggested in Julia Cameron’s book The Artists Way. So far I’m enjoying it, but I find it hard to wake up that little bit earlier on weekday mornings!
Do you have any creative writing exercises you like? Let me know!