As we splash into Spring, down on the beach the mornings are full of the almost-forgotten joy of paddling!! The dog and I wake at first light (thankfully not too early yet, still around 6am... later on it'll start getting light at 4.30 but even sunrise lovers can't do that everyday...) Off we slip down to the beach and run about on the still mostly deserted sands. The sky is many shades of soft grey, not yet the full on blues that come later in the day and season, but I love those soft greys, and the wet sands and shallow ripples truly sparkle like diamond dust scattered by magical mermaids as the tide pulled back out to sea... Oops, a little too much sea poetry there! But it is a magical and wonderful feeling of being in a glorious world of beauty and mystery... who wouldn't want to paint that!!
Thank you to the lovely Sarah Broome, editor of Dorset Artists Magazine, who got in touch to ask me for an interview for the summer issue... it was really fun doing the article - and an honour indeed! xx
I found this fascinating article by Amy Cope at amycope.com and thought I would share...
71% of our world is ocean with depths and vastness beyond our comprehension.
In the dream world, ocean dreams are connected with strong emotions and your unconscious – which is also vast beyond comprehension.
We think we are in control of our lives, but really our unconscious runs the show. Imagine that the land on Earth represents your conscious actions and the ocean represents your unconsciousness. That means that 71 percent of what you do is actually unconscious. Dreaming of the ocean can show you areas where you are unconscious. Often, ocean dreams are about bringing awareness into your life.
Water is connected with emotion and ocean dreams are about strong emotions. These dreams will shed light on emotional areas in your life. They can also show you how to...