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…”