Saturday, January 16, 2010

Wild Goose Chase

“We plan our lives according to a dream that came to us in our childhood, and we find that life alters our plans. And yet, at the end, from a rare height, we also see that our dream was our fate. It's just that providence had other ideas as to how we would get there. Destiny plans a different route, or turns the dream around, as if it were a riddle, and fulfills the dream in ways we couldn't have expected.”
-Ben Okri

Thanks to one of my favourite blogs The English Muse, I have had the pleasure of stumbling upon the most gorgeous flickr stream of Scottish artist Fiona Watson. I love the collages she puts together with book pages and birds and feathers and all things french. She's making me want to get out my scissors and glue and hide away for the weekend getting crafty!


  1. i just realized that your blog is named after a beatles song.
    Here comes the sun, haha by the beatles. Did not realize that until today while my ipod was shuffling.

  2. @priyi haha yes :) that's one of my favourite songs by them and on our wedding day we walked out of the church ceremony to that song.

  3. these photographs are incredible. i love the little butterflies. makes me want to create pretty pieces of art as well.

  4. Not too long again I bought a picture frame that allowed me to put 3-dimensional objects in there.

    It turned into quite the project but I absolutely love it.

    It's like all the stuff that you would normally throw away that have so many memories attached to.

    Beautiful photos.

  5. I love the first picture so much!

    lovelove, M.

  6. love the quote so so much. and that so nice that you used the song on your wedding!

  7. beautiful collages! They look so delicate; I'd be afraid the wind my blow everything away!

    Have a lovely weekend (:


  8. gorgeous! i especially like the cut-out butterflies, they're so delicate :) thank you for posting about her work, i'm checking out her flickr page right now and it's all so pretty.

  9. these are indeed some of the most amazing collagues/photos <3

  10. These are lovely, they have such a romantic and serene feel to them.

  11. Oooo these are gorgeous. I love collagey type things.

  12. First and third are gooorgeous! adorable pics


  13. ahh this is just lovely :)
    i'm in the process of a collaging project right now. i'm covering the undeneath of a skateboard i got from the op-shop with newspaper/magazine cuttings, tickets, letters etc :)
    it shall be lovely,
    Pearl co

  14. Lovely colours in these photos!

    Enjoy your day!
    Hugs gunilla in Singapore

  15. Gorgeous! I know what you mean - I have an itch to pick up scissors and glue now...


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