June 27, 2012
8th entry, Brienzwiler
Surely not every day can be filled with inspiration and creativity. There are also idle days full of emptiness.
On a day like this it’s far better for me to go out into nature and take care of the fruit trees, look at the wild flowers, watch the butterflies and the bees, and just be with the wind and the sun. This is balm for soul and psyche.
Just as the days come and go by, my moods come and go by. It is a long and sometimes arduous process to always reaffirm again and again my commitment to art and creativity. But hopefully I will never run out of ideas. Maybe I am just expecting too much of myself.
I am weary. I need a break. A break from it all – from my wife, my children, my house, my dog, from paints and canvasses. In my mind I am at the beaches of Ireland flying with the seagulls…