have you all enjoyed yesterday's beautiful weather? I sometimes get impatient because I am a workaholic and often I'm not satisfied, thinking I don't get enough done and things are going too slowly and all that. Four months ago I became a mama and I now have the most beautiful little teacher. My daughter stops me from working too much. I sometimes think, if only she slept in the flat, I could paint while she sleeps'. But she won't, so I have to take her outside in the pram. And so I spent the afternoon in the park. Lilith fell asleep and instead of working I found myself on a bench in the shadow provided by beautiful sycamore trees. There were people lying in the sun or playing soccer on the green and I was peacefully stretched out on my bench reading Anne of Green Gables. How precious is that! To have three hours without having to do anything but enjoy being alive, dreaming and drifting off into Anne Shirley's enchanted world.
In the evening I managed to start working on my new painting. I have had it in mind for quite a while now but because I have been working mainly on setting my new website up I hadn't got around to start painting. It is for the In Her Image exhibition at the Glastonbury Goddess Conference where we are celebrating the Goddess in Her aspect as Great Abundant Mother this year. This is how far I got last night: