And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul

John Muir

Hello and welcome to The Blind Thistle. I’m Pamela and I am a Photographer, nature enthusiast and retired Interior Designer. You have found the space where I keep my photography, design tips, random musings, life experiences and things I’ve learned (often the hard way) on this life journey. My hope is that you will find a little something here that will make you smile, think, see from a different perspective or even learn from.



Life in the slow lane


Latest Posts

Zero waste Pantry staples

I started my Zero waste journey a few years back now and while my habits are far from perfect, I have made several positive changes to my daily habits which has a low impact on the environment (inside and outside myhome) and is overall better…

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A seasonal shift

The days are shorter, the air is cooler and for me it’s time for all things cozy. Like the change of the seasons I like to change things up inside the house to reflect what is happening outside. That means fur rugs, chunky blankets, lots…

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Garden harvest

I have to admit this was a tough year for my veggie garden. My tomatos were an epic failure. Most of my onions refused to produce. Every single carrot seed I planted has disappeared never to be seen again. And the butternut squash…pffft…what squash? Fortunately…

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