Short homeland visit

So I went to Slovakia. The visit I had a bit of straggle with as circumstances to go weren´t the best once. I wasn´t even sure if I want to go as my mind tried to push in worries, worst scenarios and not the nicest memories and feelings. After all that was one amazing week and great escape from past difficult half an year.

In one week I have managed to see my family, have a tea with my grandma under very old walnut tree in the garden help my parents to water plants on the field as visit Bratislava with my aunts and enjoy summer warm evening at my uncle’s garden. That wasn’t the highlight of the week. Main reason I went back to Slovakia was a wedding of my best friend from my childhood. That was epic and amazing and wonderful and so much fun. I met friends I haven´t seen in years what broth so much memories and nostalgic feelings. We danced, we laughed, we made fun of each other as we have never got apart. Sitting with them on the terrace the day after wedding and just talk and laugh about the night before was just amazing and peaceful. I didn´t care anymore who might think what, what I have done wrong or said I have just enjoyed the moment as it was. Actually I have just enjoyed whole week as it was, no resistance, no bad feelings, no guilt, no pride, nothing.

One day I needed to make a trip behind the borders to Czech republic to Breclav. It is small town and capital of Moravia region in Czech republic. There is an old castle surrounded by park so apart of serious staff I needed to sort out that day I found half an hour to make a quick painting of a little bit forgotten but very nice building.

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Wedding…

I feel quite dried of inspiration this week. So very short one..

Next week I am going to wedding. It is my very good friend who is getting married and she would like to have us all good old friends there as we spent childhood, teenage years and early adulthood together. We even lived on the same street just in front of each other, playing all possible street games. We even played funeral as we lived closed to cemetery :D.

We have started together in nursery got drunk first time together as teenagers got first kiss on the same party as experienced lots and lots of adventures together over the years. There were many parties, many trips to mountains with other friends, trips on bike, playing volleyball, trips abroad. Those are nice but today quite distant memories.

Our paths are different today. We changed over years experienced different events which shaped our personalities and points of view towards life.

Even I am not big fun of weddings I am happy going to this one. She is first one from our group of four getting married so it is going to be some way emotional as well. After years we will be four of us together and I am sure we will share some nice memories over the night.

All because two people fell in love

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Tantallon castle (Scotland)

Part of the trip to North Berwick was visiting Tantallon castle, incredible piece of history. I don´t want to bore you with much of history so the most important information is that Tantallon caste was begun in 1350s by William Douglas. Have you ever seen Outlander? Douglas family was powerful scotish family with connections to royalty and in Tatallon happened to appear people like Mary Queen of Scots.

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Magic of North Berwick

 

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North Berwick. I heard so often how wonderful place it is and I have to go visit there. It´s been couple of years since I moved to Edinburgh and still haven´t got chance see this so called ´wonderful place´. Then they came visit me from distant country. They have seen quite a lot of Edinburgh even Scotland, so maybe it´s time to see something more around the place I live. Let´s go to North Berwick.

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Art as a hobby…art as a calling

Now it´s been something about two years since I have started drawing. It came out of nowhere in emotionally difficult times although I have never really draw before. As a kid who always compared her skills with others according to ´perfect´and nothing less is enough I lost my confidance in drawing when I was told I can´t draw or when someone didn´t like my drawings. It is quite common judgement what people say and there is no one to blame, just sometimes this words can make a scarf in childrens soul although this soul might be creative and artistic oriented. I believe things are always happening in right time for its right reasons so I needed to wait over 20 years until I have discovered brushes again.

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Creativity Notebook 1.part

Wanders

At the moment I wonder how that would be being a support worker or children care worker. It´s something what really calls me. I wonder as well what it would be like go more into guitar playing and singing, drawing and painting.

Flow

It´s couple of months ago, when I sat and draw I felt huge desire to draw emotions I was feeling. I was just drawing, not thinking. Actually I felt last time flow at work in coffee shop couple of days ago. We got busy and I was just preparing all paninis and wraps quick and organised, listening everybody around related to work but focused on my tasks. I lost what time is and how long it was.

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