I have been quietly contemplating changes to my online spaces in the months to come, hoping to focus better on what I think I most naturally offer, and finding the right name or title to encompass it all, in the anticipation of perhaps being able to settle in a proper nice webspace with better design than little old blogspot. I've started gathering colour samples and key words which mostly come back to gentle and wild-hearted. I recognise that, for all I may bemoan the dwindling blog culture, responsibility for developing an audience also lies with me and the effort I make.
(Unfortunately, photography won't be a large part of my future, as my new computer is just a very cheap one - its colour settings are appalling, and can't be fixed. Everything looks yellow and overexposed, making photo processing impossible.)
This morning I happened upon a website which is done beautifully: Gentle Lilacs. The moment it comes onto the screen, one feels its softness and kind-heartedness. I would like to express that same mood myself, but with a tang of the storm, and of the witch lifting her skirts and words to the storm, and with a shadow that may be a dragon.
In other words, I suppose, gentle and wild-hearted.
Art by Dugald Stewart Walker