Suffering just ‘is’

“Sometimes suffering is just suffering. It doesn’t make you stronger. It doesn’t build character. It only hurts.”

— Kate Jacobs; ‘Comfort Food’

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Here’s the finished result! Spent yesterday creating my mum’s birthday card, ready for tomorrow; it’s our late 22 year old dog, Lucy, on the moors near our home. Watercolour and pencil on parchment paper. Inked text overlay. Hope she likes it!

#watercolour #pencil #sketch #parchment #paper #art #ink #dog #pets #rural #mountains #moors #countryside #brecon #breconbeacons #wales #rainbowbridge #bordercollie #welsh (at Brecon Beacons National Park)

Spent yesterday creating my mum’s birthday card, ready for tomorrow; it’s of our late 22 year old dog, Lucy, on the moors near our home. Watercolour and pencil on parchment. Inked text overlay in next photo. Hope she likes it!

#watercolour #pencil #sketch #parchment #paper #art #ink #dog #pets #rural #mountains #moors #countryside #brecon #breconbeacons #wales #rainbowbridge #bordercollie #welsh (at Brecon Beacons National Park)

I’ve only just realised by looking through my feed that I’m not restricted to posting square Instagrams anymore! Rectangular rules! When did this happen?!?

January 1st 2016 / Welsh Forestry / Brecon Beacons National Park / Winter in Wales.
#nye2015 #ny2016 #wales #instawales #instawalk #forest #trees #polaroid #sx70 #polaroidsx70 #polaroid1000 #mountains #moors #floorboards #snow #winter #blackandwhite #logs #afterlightnewyear (at River Cottage)

January 1st 2016 / Welsh Forestry / Brecon Beacons National Park / Winter in Wales.

#nye2015 #ny2016 #wales #instawales #instawalk #forest #trees #polaroid #sx70 #polaroidsx70 #polaroid1000 #mountains #moors #floorboards #snow #winter #blackandwhite #logs (at River Cottage)

January 1st 2016 / Welsh Forestry / Brecon Beacons National Park / Winter in Wales.

#nye2015 #ny2016 #wales #instawales #instawalk #forest #trees #polaroid #sx70 #polaroidsx70 #polaroid1000 #mountains #moors #floorboards #snow #winter #blackandwhite #logs (at River Cottage)

January 1st 2016 / Welsh Forestry / Brecon Beacons National Park / Winter in Wales.

#nye2015 #ny2016 #wales #instawales #instawalk #forest #trees #polaroid #sx70 #polaroidsx70 #polaroid1000 #mountains #moors #floorboards #snow #winter #blackandwhite #logs (at River Cottage)