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

Picture Postcards: Winter vibes

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow… For me winter is ALL about the snow and below zero temps. Without that, winter just isn’t winter. Oh I am quite aware that I am in the minority when it comes to snow love. “You…

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The art of saving a buck or two

The addition of various furs (faux and real) in your space can really up your coziness game during the colder months. Born of necessity in ancient times to keep a body and bed warm, these days it is more aesthetic than need. You can’t deny…

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Five design mysteries…demystified

1- Dark colours make a room smaller Nope! No. Uh-Uh, this is not true. Dark walls can actually trick the eye into thinking the space is larger than it actually is. The reason for this is when the walls are dark they will look as…

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