Me and Pam, Week 8

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Moving right along!  A week a day, it’s like one of those stop-motion nature vids with a plant growing before your eyes!

Anyhow: this week’s chapter is called Summoning the Muses.  It’s about showing up, being faithful to your creative practice, like Woody Allen advised.  And the main task for the week, is to ‘invent a creativity ritual’, to get you in the right state of mind for your project, for creative endeavour.

Well.  Thinking about it, I guess I already have one.  Because every day, I get up, and I watch a little Frasier (because Frasier is of the immortals, never gets old, is never not funny.)  Then I put the kettle on, I make a cuppa, I eat biscuits.

I watch an inspirational video: a Ted Talk, or Joel Osteen, or Steve Pavlina.  (Love Steve Pavlina!)

And I write.  It seems to work.  I’m grateful to the writers and speakers who put me in the right frame of mind, who act as my trainers and call up the Muse for me, a long-distance connection.

So that’s my ritual.  Tea, biscuits, and a little positive thinking.  Pour a second cup, put a bourbon cream on the saucer, invite the Muse.

 

image – Betta Living https://www.flickr.com/photos/bettalivinguk/licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/

 

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Today’s post in the ‘post a day’ project…

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Oh man, that’s a stroopwaffel, right?  Oh man.  Or alternatively, a flat cap.  The ones what they wear Oop North.  It’s a penguin in a Hovis ad!

To be fair, the penguin seems more interested in its little fishie.  More biscuits for me!

 

image – srslyguys https://www.flickr.com/photos/srslyguys/    licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Today’s post in the ‘post a day’ project…

8035846170_f17767c99a_z

Oh man, that’s a stroopwaffel, right?  Oh man.  Or alternatively, a flat cap.  The ones what they wear Oop North.  It’s a penguin in a Hovis ad!

To be fair, the penguin seems more interested in its little fishie.  More biscuits for me!

 

image – srslyguys https://www.flickr.com/photos/srslyguys/    licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/