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New year’s resolutions – imagine the possibilties.

I often imagine what the new year has in store for me…next year I imagine my career will come into its own and I will be exactly where I imagine my 27-year-old self to be. 2011 will be my year…I will make it happen.

Oh. and of course I will get more ink. That goes without saying.

Imagine. What are your new year’s resolutions?

ImaginePhoto: source unknown.

A very merry Christmas from Alice Th’ink.

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas…

Here are a few festive pics to wish all my readers a very happy Christmas…love and merriment to all.


Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer…all sing along now…
a little festive robin…but this pic is making my toes nippy.
I really must start wrapping my presents…
Anchor in snow
Well it is snowing…

Photos: source unknown

The Tale of the Tattoo.

The enchanted tales and illustrations of Beatrix Potter will forever have a place in my heart, they were much loved in my childhood.

Beatrix PotterOnce upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and Peter…

And once upon a time there were some Potter fans who decided they would take their dedication one step further…

Peter Rabbit

An adult take on a childhood memory…

Photos: unknown, unknown, ginaturcios.blogspot.com

Art Love – Terry Bradley.

Terry BradleyTerry Bradley was born in Belfast in the 60s. His Mother used to try and keep him from “Troubles” outside their front door.

Bradley’s escapism from a troubled Belfast came from reading Hergé’s Adventures of Tin Tin. His art is influenced by the black lines of the vivid illustrations in these tales. He often imagined travels and the exotic world beyond the realities of Belfast.  Bradley discovered that drawing calmed his nerves and he could lose himself in the complexities of observing people and then recreating them in his own way on paper.

Terry’s interests lie in both art and fashion. Ever an eye for the aesthetic Terry opened his own clothes shop in the trendy university area of the city. The shop was named Retro and soon became a leader in fashion for the clothes conscious of Belfast City.

Terry is a multi-talented man and his collaborative work means that his work goes beyond the painted canvas. Take a look at his projects here.

Here is a selection of his beautiful work.

Hope Angel
Hope Angel
Lady Luck
Lady Luck
Honour and Hope
Honour and Hope
Manhattan Showgirls
Manhattan Showgirls
Girl in Green
Girl in Green

All photos are taken from Terry’s website www.terrybradley.com