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Stories for curious minds discover new places | delight in whimsical stories | find joy in new books | learn something new

Chantelle Elizabeth Turner
Stories that Inspire
Inspiration
Stories | Musings | Daydreams
Wild Reading List
Travel
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Stories that Inspire

Life’s Better on a Mountain Bike – Victoria’s Story | Wild Library

Life’s Better on a Mountain Bike – Victoria’s Story

I loved chatting with Victoria. You can tell she’s passionate about what she does, and it’s not just mountain biking, although that’s undoubtedly part of it. For her, it’s about how the sport has t…

For some, art means business | Wild Library

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For some, art means business | Wild Library

For some, art means business | Wild Library

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For some, art means business | Wild Library

For some, art means business | Wild Library

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For some, art means business | Wild Library

Dreams, Dirt and Personal Growth | Wild Library  Imagine harvesting onions from your own vegetable garden!

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Dreams, Dirt and Personal Growth | Wild Library Imagine harvesting onions from your own vegetable garden!

Food – friend or foe? | Wild Library

Food – friend or foe? – Juané’s Story

Is food your enemy, friend or ally? Our relationship with food is complex and for some people eating goes hand-in-hand with guilt, anxiety and shame. Juané’s passionate about this topic and she spo…

Inspiration

farmcore | Tumblr

Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. It's where your interests connect you with your people.

Take a page from an old book and find a sentence you like. Mark out the rest and frame it.

Black Out Poetry Drawing

Austin Kleon Austin Kleon: “How to Steal like an Artist”

Harriet Lee Merrion

VAUX VINTAGE

Harriet Lee Merrion

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In-Between by draweverywhere on DeviantArt

At the request of a teammate I am showing this charcoal series. 6 hour drawings from live models. Really look first, measure twice, mark once. You got t... In-Between

Monica Rohan

Self Portraits - Honestly WTF

The faces of Brisbane based painter Monica Rohan‘s subjects are buried under vibrant textiles, granny blankets and green foliage. But are they hunting or hiding from something? Either way, her work is intriguing and leaving us wanting…

stream of light

stream of light

Nemmeno il tempo di......

Nemmeno il tempo di......

Kathrin Honesta on Behance

Light will guides you home

A personal illustration.

Frederic Forest.

Frederic Forest.

Portrait of smiling girl looking up in classroom. Malawi, Lilongwe, Kauma Community Based Childcare Centre.

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Malawi, Lilongwe, Kauma Community Based Childcare Centre (CBCC), Art in All of Us activities, portrait of smiling girl looking up in classroom Support our children programs through Art in All of Us www.anthonyasael.com Photos of ALL 192 countries Follow me on Facebook Buy Photo Contact Me

State of dreaming

State of dreaming

Black & white

CRUELLO

Somerville House Girls School training for G.P.S., Musgrave Park Pool, 1991 Craig Holmes

Chris Hagan - ArtisticMoods.com

I love everything about these magical works by Chris Hagan. The countless details, the beautiful folkloric style.. and do you notice how colorful the skies are? Love! Chris Hagan is a Brighton (UK) based artist who gets his inspiration from nature, folk art and life in general. He has an online shop where you can buy his work on prints and cards, and you can follow him on Facebook for updates. Enjoy! Selling on: Etsy

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Rest

"Rest" Tiger Print Printed on 12"x12" or 24"x24" 100 lb, 100% Recycled Cardstock, Off-White Matte Speckled (natural flecks) Please allow up to 5 business days for 24"x24" print to ship. Magnetic Teak Wood Frame can be purchased here.

The Joy of Swimming | Wild Library

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The Joy of Swimming | Wild Library

The first book I wrote was bad, but it doesn’t matter | Wild Library

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The first book I wrote was bad, but it doesn’t matter | Wild Library

55 Unique Images Of #Birds That You Will Love!

55 Unique Images Of #Birds That You Will Love!

The trouble with ‘going home’ | Wild Library

The trouble with ‘going home’

Is it possible for home to be in two different places at the same time? I think if you ask most people who moved from one country to another, the answer would be ‘yes’. Perhaps my strug…

The trouble with ‘going home’ | Wild Library

The trouble with ‘going home’

Is it possible for home to be in two different places at the same time? I think if you ask most people who moved from one country to another, the answer would be ‘yes’. Perhaps my strug…

The trouble with ‘going home’ | Wild Library

The trouble with ‘going home’

Is it possible for home to be in two different places at the same time? I think if you ask most people who moved from one country to another, the answer would be ‘yes’. Perhaps my strug…

Stories | Musings | Daydreams

Exploring Donegal's country roads Walking in Ireland Wild Library blog

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Exploring Donegal's country roads Walking in Ireland Wild Library blog

Exploring Donegal's country roads Walking in Ireland Wild Library blog

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Exploring Donegal's country roads Walking in Ireland Wild Library blog

Exploring Donegal's country roads Walking in Ireland Wild Library blog

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Exploring Donegal's country roads Walking in Ireland Wild Library blog

Winter memories | Wild Library blog  Frozen Beach, Ards Forest, County Donegal, Ireland. Short story.

Winter memories

Just a week ago, I saw barn swallows sitting in their masses on the telephone poles; poised, as if waiting. These small birds will migrate all the way to South Africa, some as far as Cape Town, dur…

Winter memories

Just a week ago, I saw barn swallows sitting in their masses on the telephone poles; poised, as if waiting. These small birds will migrate all the way to South Africa, some as far as Cape Town, dur…

Winter memories | Wild Library blog Frozen leaves. Ireland. County Donegal. Short stories

Winter memories

Just a week ago, I saw barn swallows sitting in their masses on the telephone poles; poised, as if waiting. These small birds will migrate all the way to South Africa, some as far as Cape Town, dur…

Brave Enough | Wild Library

Brave Enough

People don’t like change, especially not a wild out-of-our-control change threatening our perfect plans. It leaves us anxious and uncertain but it’s exactly this period of waiting and wondering tha…

The Ghosts of Rental Houses | Wild Library

The Ghosts of Rental Houses

When you rent a house, you’re seldom offered a clean slate. Entire lives were lived here before you moved in. This is a house with a history and it won’t let you forget it…

The Joy of Swimming | Wild Library

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The Joy of Swimming | Wild Library

The value of people’s stories | Wild Library

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The value of people’s stories | Wild Library

Wild Library_The boy who loves to eat_Short Story

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Wild Library Blog_Diary Stories_Rhubarb and Ginger_Chantelle Elizabeth Turner

Rhubarb and Ginger

Moving to a new country brings many new experiences. While some are expected, others are a pleasant surprise, like my introduction to the heavenly combination of rhubarb and ginger. I work at the A…

Wild Library Blog  St Eunan’s Cathedral Letterkenny Story: Unforeseen Challenges

Unforeseen Challenges

Moving to a different country naturally brings about a lot of challenges. In the beginning, you spend a lot of time trying to figure out where to shop, how people drive with the hundreds of roundab…

Mt Muckish - Donegal Glenveagh National Park Life in Donegal on Wild Library blog

Life in Donegal

Life in Donegal is pretty much the opposite of the life I’ve known thus far. If I had to describe my experience of this space, I’d say it’s a laid back, half-forgotten, half-emerging place full of …

A spider called Jeffrey, a short story on the Wild Library blog Tiny spider covered in pollen

A spider called Jeffrey

I’ve had many pet insects and arachnids throughout my life. ‘Pet’ is probably too strong a word to use; let’s just say that I’ve harmoniously co-existed with many different creatures. One of my fav…

From city lights to country roads: 12 Things I’ve learnt since moving abroad. Wild library blog Image: Beautiful Donegal

12 Things I’ve learnt since moving abroad

Someone recently asked me: Would you have made the move if you knew then what you know now? Here are 12 lessons we’ve learnt from our experience over the past two years

Small acts of kindness, short story, Wild Library Blog Beautiful country roads Donegal, Ierland

Lifting the fog

Sometimes a heaviness fills the air around my head and settles on my shoulders. Everywhere I look, its more bad news. Struggles, injustice, bad decisions… If I’m not careful, I’ll carry…

Wild Library Blog No time for lonely roads Country roads - Donegal - Ireland

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Lifting the fog. A short story about kindness. Donegal, Ireland.  Random acts of kindness. Wild Library blog.

Lifting the fog

Sometimes a heaviness fills the air around my head and settles on my shoulders. Everywhere I look, its more bad news. Struggles, injustice, bad decisions… If I’m not careful, I’ll carry…

Wild Library Blog  Halloween Panic - short story Image: Derry Halloween, awakening the walls. Skeleton, skeleton puppet

Halloween Panic

It was our first Halloween in Ireland and winter arrived early that year. The day was cold and grey and a freezing wind whipped across the fields and between the housing estates. The day should’ve …

Dreams, Dirt and Personal Growth | Wild Library  Aubergines | Vegetable garden

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Dreams, Dirt and Personal Growth | Wild Library Aubergines | Vegetable garden

Dreams, Dirt and Personal Growth | Wild Library  Almonds | Vegetable garden

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Dreams, Dirt and Personal Growth | Wild Library Almonds | Vegetable garden

Dreams, Dirt and Personal Growth | Wild Library  Vegetable garden with a view  ‘It’s hard work but it’s worth it’

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Dreams, Dirt and Personal Growth | Wild Library Vegetable garden with a view ‘It’s hard work but it’s worth it’

The trouble with ‘going home’ | Wild Library

The trouble with ‘going home’

Is it possible for home to be in two different places at the same time? I think if you ask most people who moved from one country to another, the answer would be ‘yes’. Perhaps my strug…

The trouble with ‘going home’ | Wild Library

The trouble with ‘going home’

Is it possible for home to be in two different places at the same time? I think if you ask most people who moved from one country to another, the answer would be ‘yes’. Perhaps my strug…

The trouble with ‘going home’ | Wild Library

The trouble with ‘going home’

Is it possible for home to be in two different places at the same time? I think if you ask most people who moved from one country to another, the answer would be ‘yes’. Perhaps my strug…

The value of people’s stories | Wild Library

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The value of people’s stories | Wild Library

It’s been quiet around here… | Wild Library

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It’s been quiet around here… | Wild Library

The Ghosts of Rental Houses | Wild Library

The Ghosts of Rental Houses

When you rent a house, you’re seldom offered a clean slate. Entire lives were lived here before you moved in. This is a house with a history and it won’t let you forget it…

Lunch with dad | Wild Library

Lunch with dad

‘Lunchtime’ means different things to different people and the way people spend their lunchtime can give you a sneak peek into their lives. If I’m in a restaurant or cafe during lunchtime, I’…

Wild Reading List

Three Books That Got Me Through The First Six Months Of Motherhood | Wild Library

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Three Books That Got Me Through The First Six Months Of Motherhood | Wild Library

Book quoyes

One Hundred years of solitude, Gabriel García Márquez

Book quoyes

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Quote - Clan of the Cave Bear, Jean M Auel

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Quote - Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier

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Quote - Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier

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A Tale for the Time Being – Ruth Ozeki | Wild Library

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A Tale for the Time Being – Ruth Ozeki | Wild Library

Pompeii by Robert Harris – Book Review | Wild Library

Pompeii by Robert Harris – Book Review

Can you imagine the pandemonium of emotions people must feel when a slumbering volcano suddenly erupts? Robert Harris uncovers the fear, panic and confusion of this frightening experience in Pompei…

Educated by Tara Westover – Book Review | Wild Library

Educated by Tara Westover – Book Review

Tara Westover’s memoir Educated recently made The New York Times’s non-fiction bestseller list. So, what’s all the hype about?

The Hoarder by Jess Kidd – Book Review | Wild Library

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The Hoarder by Jess Kidd – Book Review | Wild Library

‘The Binding’ by Bridget Collins – Book review | Wild Library

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‘The Binding’ by Bridget Collins – Book review | Wild Library

The Salt Path by Raynor Winn | Wild Library

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The Salt Path by Raynor Winn | Wild Library

Six books I’ll be reading this winter | Wild Library

Six books I’ll be reading this winter

Winter is in full swing here in Donegal and this means cold stormy days and long dark nights. In other words, it’s the perfect time to curl up in front of a fire with a good book. Here are so…

The Salt Path by Raynor Winn | Wild Library - reading list, book recommendations

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The Salt Path by Raynor Winn | Wild Library - reading list, book recommendations

Travel

Brave Enough | Wild Library

Brave Enough

People don’t like change, especially not a wild out-of-our-control change threatening our perfect plans. It leaves us anxious and uncertain but it’s exactly this period of waiting and wondering tha…

Nature

The Beldam

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Life’s Better on a Mountain Bike – Victoria’s Story | Wild Library

Life’s Better on a Mountain Bike – Victoria’s Story

I loved chatting with Victoria. You can tell she’s passionate about what she does, and it’s not just mountain biking, although that’s undoubtedly part of it. For her, it’s about how the sport has t…

Three Books That Got Me Through The First Six Months Of Motherhood | Wild Library

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Three Books That Got Me Through The First Six Months Of Motherhood | Wild Library

Book quoyes

One Hundred years of solitude, Gabriel García Márquez

Book quoyes

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Quote - Clan of the Cave Bear, Jean M Auel

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Quote - Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier

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Quote - Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier

Via Wild Library blog

For some, art means business | Wild Library

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For some, art means business | Wild Library

For some, art means business | Wild Library

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For some, art means business | Wild Library

For some, art means business | Wild Library

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For some, art means business | Wild Library

Dreams, Dirt and Personal Growth | Wild Library  Imagine harvesting onions from your own vegetable garden!

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Dreams, Dirt and Personal Growth | Wild Library Imagine harvesting onions from your own vegetable garden!

Food – friend or foe? | Wild Library

Food – friend or foe? – Juané’s Story

Is food your enemy, friend or ally? Our relationship with food is complex and for some people eating goes hand-in-hand with guilt, anxiety and shame. Juané’s passionate about this topic and she spo…

Exploring Donegal's country roads Walking in Ireland Wild Library blog

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Exploring Donegal's country roads Walking in Ireland Wild Library blog

Exploring Donegal's country roads Walking in Ireland Wild Library blog

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Exploring Donegal's country roads Walking in Ireland Wild Library blog

Exploring Donegal's country roads Walking in Ireland Wild Library blog

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Exploring Donegal's country roads Walking in Ireland Wild Library blog

Winter memories | Wild Library blog  Frozen Beach, Ards Forest, County Donegal, Ireland. Short story.

Winter memories

Just a week ago, I saw barn swallows sitting in their masses on the telephone poles; poised, as if waiting. These small birds will migrate all the way to South Africa, some as far as Cape Town, dur…