I could while away the hours….

So being kept in hospital for the best part of two weeks has meant it’s time to find ways to alleviate boredom, that don’t involve getting stuck into work as I normally would! 

My sister in law bought me a gorgeous book ‘The Menagerie, animal portraits to colour’ and a little set of fine tip pens. 

I’ve never really thought about mindfulness before, but having spent 5 hours over two days colouring in the most beautiful stag, I think I’m sold! While focusing on the colouring, it’s virtually impossible to think about anything else, which I have to admit is incredibly therapeutic! 

And the reason for the title? This makes me think of scarecrow from The Wizard of Oz:

“I could while away the hours, conferring with the flowers, consulting with the rain…”

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