Monday, 18 October 2010

A ray of light peeks through


Letterpress cards are now in my shop, and for sale at The Book Lounge.

Apologies for the recent lack of posts. I had a 'mystery virus' (yes, that's what the doctor called it) that had me itching all over and putting food in the fridge instead of the oven. This coincided with a small attack of the why-bothers.

I know as well as anyone that the cure for the latter is a nice cup of tea, a warm bath, and a nap. Possibly accompanied by a good detective novel. But somehow it feels more adult to keep waddling on through the mental equivalent of slimy black mud, dragging out one slightly miserable day to a week or more of grumpy despair. All better now, but it's a funny kind of mind I choose to live in sometimes.

9 comments:

painted fish studio said...

the cards are gorgeous! sorry to hear about your funk. sometimes i think "mystery" ailments are our bodies way of making us stop what we're doing and forcing us to rest...

Francesca said...

wow, your shop looks so amazing, so dynamic!

Rosy Lady said...

Aww, sorry to hear you were poorly but, glad to hear you are better now.

alex sunday said...

love the nasturtium design! reminds me i should plant some. glad you're on the mend. how horrid!

flowerpress said...

My name for the why bothers is the blahs! And though I think its quite good to have the downs for the ups that follow, I'm very glad you are feeling better now :-)

Freshly Found said...

Glad you are through the virus, the mystery and the despair!

Danya Ristić said...

Well put. It's easier to be kinder to oneself in retrospect, but during the low, you're right, for some reason we keep on pushing. Glad it's over :)

The letterpress cards are fabulous!

ibb said...

Beautiful!
Lovely ones.
And about a good detective novel...try one from "Asa Larsson"

sakurasnow said...

Your letterpress cards really are lovely! It's so cool that you have a great letterpress printer to collaborate with in CT - I'm sure you'll produce lots of amazing letterpress stuff together in the future :)

Sorry to hear you were struck down by a 'mystery virus' and the (dreaded!) why-bothers - I'm glad you're feeling better now.

The biodiversity garden in Greenpoint looks great. Are the cut-out/silhouette critters based on your designs? They're fab!