6/01/2011

And the winner is .....



We have a winner, the first name to be drawn out of the virtual hat, or random number generator if you prefer is ……. Rosie !

Thanks to all who entered in the giveaway and left such kind comments, I read each one with a happy heart and gratitude.

And now, back to work, I have a lovely newly stretched piece of paper on my drawing board but my mind is elsewhere. I left my inspiration somewhere in William Wordsworth country and forgot to pack it in my suitcase. I read this inspirational quote recently, which has been attributed to the poet “Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart”, despite searching I cannot trace it to any of his writings, do you know?

The lovely kitchen photograph was taken at Wordsworth House in Cockermouth, I did think of attributing it to my own larder but you would not fall for that now would you?

9 comments:

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  2. Could have fooled me.... (the larder) Looks like a beautiful place, both the larder and the outside.

    I'm searching for where I left my inspiration, too... if you find yours, will you send mine along?

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  3. Glad you had a lovely restful time away - we only live an hour from the Lakes but relaly the countryside is so very different.

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  4. Oh, how wonderful - I'm thrilled thank you so much. I've been to Cockermouth but not to Wordsworth's House it looks lovely. The quote is very inspiring:)

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  5. Such a beautiful part of the world, isn't it? No wonder his poetry was so exquisite.

    Funny, you and Rosie seem to go together in my mind. I'm happy she won!!

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  6. The Lakes have inspired so many artists, poets and authors,perhaps you just need a little more time there, a week or two maybe,with your sketchbook of course.

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  7. The second photo is magical, but the first one is a greater delight in some ways.
    I gather that people want to see the kitchens of great houses rather than the grander bits!
    I quite agree.

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  8. That is a wonderful quote, and something I, too, must do this day. Although the garden beckons me, I must resist. I will apply those words as I work. Jeri

    Lucky Rosie!

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  9. I have never heard that quote but ove it and might have to make a sampler using it for my workroom wall. Thankyou for sharing it with us.
    xxx

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