I took this picture for the chair prompt week, and didn’t post it. Not because it wasn’t ready, or it didn’t fit the theme, but because I was having a mini wobble about my photos and their suitability for Sinful Sunday. The truth is, I looked at everyone else’s amazing work and I didn’t feel... Continue Reading →
I am not ok
I am so very not ok. This is not going to be a fun or popular post. I have been dreading writing it for weeks, hoping that waiting might make it go away. The truth is, I was beginning to feel some measure of hope again, gradually building towards a slow but meaningful and connected... Continue Reading →
Come and warm your hands
Last week, I tweeted this: "Sometimes when my life feels small and boring, and I feel like I have no power or autonomy, I open the hidden folder of photos on my phone and remember that I am brave and bold and wild beyond imagining." Living with chronic illness for the most part is an... Continue Reading →
I didn't immedietly love this photo when I first took it. It can be difficult sometimes, when I am not strong enough to hold the camera or my body just so, to get the photo I am aiming for, and this was one of those moments where I couldn't quite get there. The more I... Continue Reading →
Sometimes I find myself struggling with feelings of 'not enough'. Not just the background hum of 'am I enough?', which I have worked hard to banish as much as is possible, but a feeling of there not being enough of what I need. I am hungry for life, and living, and connection, and love, and... Continue Reading →
A couple of weeks ago, I passed my first twitter anniversary as mywildlens. It has been a wonderful, life-changing experience, and despite my continued disability I feel like a completely different person now to the one I was last year, without colour or life. In part, I wanted to reconnect with my body, to learn... Continue Reading →
Sometimes, I feel like I am just fading away. I wonder what will be left, by the end.
The end of my first FebPhotoFest and I have to say that it was a lot harder than I anticipated! I'm pleased that I gave it a go, but very glad it is over, as I am out of inspiration! To celebrate, I have not only one, but two photos today.