David Hockney + Vincent Van Gogh on: Spring
“…I was always interested in the arrival of spring, what comes first. Marvellous time, of course it’s gaiety, of course it’s fresh about blossom isn’t it?
Winter’s over, all the plants are coming up. There’s a moment when i said nature has an erection, when everything is stood up like that, it looks as though champagne has been poured over the bushes and it’s all over and it looks marvellous and it only lasts like two days or something i mean at it’s peak…” - Hockney
“I’m in a fury of work as the trees are in blossom and i wanted to do a Provence orchard of tremendous gaiety” - Van Gogh
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You know how it goes, sometimes this world can feel like a cesspit of doom, and you want to seek out some light. Or at least, the joy amidst the darkness… So here’s my pick of 3 things to watch this weekend/whenever you have some time. Hope they give you some ease and sweetness. And feel welcome to share yours too!
Is there a record you love that evokes freedom to you?
Perhaps an album that represents a time in your life when you felt your potential so clearly? Or nostalgia as you were exploring new territories?
I’d love to know!
60 years of Frank Bowling’s work! Who’s in? 👨🏾🎨🎨
Samin Nosrat is making space at the table!
Reflections on seeing Mimi 🌈, humans doing the most incredible things, a human-sounding raven, style notes from a 50 year old in a princess dress and an inclusive meditation app ✨
🌈Do you talk to stranger friends? 🙋🏽♀️✨
I always said i’d wait for my first Tarot deck to find me. But not for want of looking! I have been searching for a deck that is inclusive and diverse and accessible for years! And i’m excited to share Neo Tarot with you!
Sometimes we just need an injection of something to help us on our way. Cause life can get tricky sometimes. We might be stuck in a situation. A limiting belief. An unhelpful way of being. And need a little reboot. So, here’s an offering of a couple of things to help support you in shifting your state. To one that is thriving not just surviving. 💜
Afua Hirsch, Keanu (+ puppes), what therapy is like for queer people of colour, Timbaland + Pharrell gassing each other up, encouragement to go for your dreams, words on womxn’s bodies, Stormzy on: confidence, a vibey playlist, a film quiz, and the most unsafe looking sh✨t i’ve ever seen!