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. This is 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.



Latest Posts

Unexplained absence and DIY’s…

I know, I know..It’s been awhile. I literally fell off the internet last year (2022). Lots of life events and random shit that made things a bit..hard. But you are not here to read about that. THAT can wait for another time, another post. Maybe.…

Fabulous Flowers…but everything else was sh*t

I hate to say it out loud but I think I’ve lost my vegetable garden mojo. The last two (ok,ok, if I’m being honest three) years..my vegetable gardening hasn’t been doing so great. It seems everyone else has bountiful harvests, enough to fill entire pantries…

Hummingbird magic…

I am not a fan of summer. I find it too hot, muggy, stuffy and very uncomfortable. Where I live our summers are a mixed bag. Pouring rain, drought, heat waves, cold fronts…oh and windy. Let’s not forget the wind. There are, however, parts of…


Creatively Squared : Visual Content Creation- How losing her sight led this artist to find new creative passion and focus

Apartment Therapy : Tours- You’ll Love the Way Wallpaper Is Used in This Home’s Master Bathroom

Navigating Blindness : KnoweldgeABLE- Finding your way in the chaos