"though we live in a world that dreams of ending, that always seems about to give in, something that will not acknowledge conclusion insists that we forever begin" 'Begin' by Brendan Kennelly - forever immortalised in Porcelain The above words from Brendan's poem 'Begin' are both poignant and encouraging, highlighting the need to persevere in the face of adversity, to never give up, to forever begin. The past couple of years have been a real struggle for humankind. And rece
"the day you stop racing, is the day you win the race" - Bob Marley Slow down... Let's stop telling each other just how busy we are. It's not an attractive trait any longer. Everything appears to be important, but it's your choice, at the end of the day, to decide what is really important. It's very difficult to teach yourself to slow down. I have learned out of necessity how to accept slowing down, and to simply pause when I need it. We all need it. We all need it because we
I really cannot believe that we are in March already! Despite January feeling like it lasted a thousand years, February zoomed past us in the blink of an eye, and I wonder what March may bring us. I'm hoping for balance...a mindful month which neither lasts forever nor flies by, but which delivers an easy pace, allowing us to enjoy each day with calmness. Namaste March. We welcome you with open arms. #march #namaste #porcelain #orlaovisualart #irishart #ceramics #sayitwithwor
Poetic finesse at its finest. Regarded amongst the most famous lines in 20th Century literature, James Joyces' last line of 'The Dead' is here immortalised forever in Porcelain. James Joyce had the ability to magically combine words to create such beautiful pieces of writing. He sure knows how to end a book! #wordsinporcelain #orlaovisualart #irishmade #irishart #ceramics #sayitwithwords #porcelain #JamesJoyce #thedead #writing #literature #words #designIreland #dccoi #cerami
Really excited to be one of the new designers showcased on the Design Ireland website. Its such a positive acknowledgement of my art, and is a big step in the right direction for me as an artist. Design Ireland promotes the best of Irish Designer talent, and I'm proud to be regarded among such talent.
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