Sunday, 5 July 2009

Mostly there

Today I am not here, in fact I am mostly there... Where? Well at the moment it's somewhere that's a cross between a sun-drenched Greek island, a Proven├žal vineyard and the soft sands of a Barbados beach. I'm drinking rose wine, nibbling on honey-sticky baklava, reading Conde Nast and watching Sir Trevor McDonut exploring the secret side of the Caribbean. I bought some out-of-date cheap magazines today with a view to rip them up and collage with them, but they are drawing me into their glossy pages and distracting me with images of a warm breeze rustling through the palm trees, sensually draped windows, oak-beamed farmhouses and evocative trelliswork. Maybe I shouldn't be reading the likes of The World of Interiors and Conde Nast when I can only justify buying them past their sell by date - and with the intention of turning a profit with my artistic creations! Or, maybe this is the stuff of dreams that can come true. Why not move to Barbados?

PS: And what another serendipitous moment to discover that the page of palm I tore out of from Conde Nast mysteriously matches the woodwork of the windowsill in a Wiltshire manor in (expensive) Interiors.

PPS: And then, even more serendippidussly, I browse some blogs and find this post...

PPPS: How much is the ticket?

6 comments:

  1. It sounds like you are having a wonderful time, I hope that continues!

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  2. Perhaps the universe is trying to tell you something?

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  3. wow,sounds like your day is amazing1 Can a few of us join you in your virtual travels? Ive always wanted to visit Provence especially.

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  4. My fellow blogger and fellow writer, you sure know how to day dream ... ! :)

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  5. alas poor lass

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  6. (: beautiful writing

    dennicapearl.blogspot.com

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