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Beyond the field where the clovers grow,
The rainbow shall lead to the pot of gold.
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Over the past few years I have not been extremely active here – at least not as much as back in 2008; the year I joined Redbubble (wow it has been that long ago already?) After the start of 2010 especially, my activity decreased drastically due various complications, falling into a dark hole, and not feeling up to it.
It wasn’t easy climbing out of that dark hole; and matters are not all behind me; however, last summer, almost a year ago, I began to rekindle my desire to create again but the problem was the lack of time. I posted once in a while; sometimes just gathering old photos sitting around in my collections. The past few months since the start of the year especially has been really stressful. But I hope that is now behind me.
As 2011 was drawing to an end I initially thought that I would have more free time from the start of 2012; but it in the end, it wasn’t only until now I could say that I’m finally ‘free’ – and hopefully it will stay that way.
After a crazy first week of May, working late every night to complete a deadline, the following week was more relaxed. On the Tuesday evening, May 8, 2012, I went for a stroll, stumbled upon a clover patch and collected a number of 4 leaf clovers (as well found one 5 leaf clover and a 6 leaf!). I think I found over 10 four-leaf clovers that day.
And how has life treated me since? Well on that day after coming home I found out I sold a photographic print on Redbubble; and then in the following day… let’s just say from that day I was free… (I’m never completely free, but that day I felt some relief)… and also… let’s just say I earned a bonus, did some some shopping and received a free mug for being one of the 100th customers :P … And then sold a postcard at Zazzle :)
I haven’t heard much since in terms of whether I’ll be incredibly busy again; and the past week I’ve been able to catch up on some of the works I haven’t yet seen and commented on. Sometimes lucky signs can really be lucky – at least for the moment; realistically there are other things to think about; but nothing with an immediate deadline for now.
The clovers shown here are not my entire collection from the batch I found last week; I also included a few clovers I found long ago. To the right there are two 5-leaf clovers, one 6-leaf clover, and a 4-leaf with a long stem that dried up in a golden colour – here standing tall like a tree. I placed them on my scanner (a brother DCP-7030); held a piece of yellow paper over them with some light shining through it in order to get a golden look – inspired by the pot of gold and a bright new beginning for me…
It was actually a bit wet outside when I found these clovers, as it had been raining. But without rain there are no rainbows or pots of gold ~
It feels good catching up, and seeing the wonderful works people have produced. For those I haven’t caught up with yet, I will get there! I also hope to produce more this year, and keep up to date with everyone’s work.
Missed you guys!
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