So how many on the boards here are art lovers? Have you got some striking and original artworks hanging on your wall, or even better, do you draw, sketch or paint yourself?
I have been painting and sketching for a couple of years now - I liked art in school but didn't continue it after my Inter Cert (yes, it was a long, long time ago - 1990 in fact!!) I make pottery/ceramics every now and then - there is an old thread on my stuff here - but these days I enjoy painting and sketching more which is a very mindful, calming activity.
I'm no Picasso or Monet but I did win first prize in a joint Shine/Hail art exhibition /competition and I do weekly evening art classes to improve my skills.
Here's a couple of examples of my recent work...