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.

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Read this before you hire a ‘Designer’

Interior Designers can help you turn your business or home into a functional and beautiful space specifically suited for all your needs. It can often be overwhelming when looking for an Interior Designer but I am here to help guide you in that decision. When you are searching for someone to provide you with Interior…

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Picture Postcards: Winter Days

I live in a little community that is literally tucked away on the end of a county line and to me, it is absolute paradise. While it may not be everyone’s cup of tea, I actually prefer the sense of isolation. Neighbours have often commented that we are “isolated in our little bubble” long before…

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Word of the year…

Last year I choose the word “Intention” as my personal word for the year. That was before the world went sideways with the pandemic. Yet even with the ups and downs of the past year I was still able to apply my ‘word’. If anything it was an apt choice because I had lots and…

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