Have I not mentioned Pinterest before? Reeeaaally?? Long overdue then! Well, if you are a visual person like me, you love Pinterest. If you don't know what I'm talking about* (you have lived in a cave, or been offline for quite some time), read on because you WILL love it!
*Pinterest is a virtual pinboard, or scrapbook if you like. Imagine Twitter with images instead of words. Oh no, you have no idea what Twitter is because you've lived in a cave / offline... Pinterest is... a fantasy land where pretty pictures rule.
It really was a love at first sight:
I love pretty pictures + I love things nicely
(some say obsessively)
organised = I love Pinterest. No brainer.
I don't spend hours there but I do have a peek more or less every day. Just a few minutes of browsing through the feed can kickstart my imagination or get me through a creative block.
It motivates me to practice a particular yoga pose or inspires an outfit.
It's visual mediation. Time stops, the mind quietens. Sometimes it's like a zen garden, sometimes it's complete madness. It always opens new doors, every single time. The possibilities are endless!
PIN IT FORWARD UK
Pinterest is now going local, and as part of this effort the #pinitforwardUK campaign has been launched. Being such a Pinterest geek, I am very proud indeed to be part of it. And thanks
to Anna of
for the fab introduction yesterday!
What's this all about you ask? From this month onwards, you have the option to make your Pinterest location optimised. So if you specify that you are in the UK and select appropriate language option, the site will appear in British English (there are a few other languages available if you are elsewhere!), and your searches will return more of a 'local' content. Yes, we've made a full circle, the internet is going local!
Words can't do yoga full justice, the picture is never complete. Images tend to fill some of the gaps that words can't. They can invoke a feeling, memory or atmosphere in an instant. Images cross borders and boundaries and language barriers.
You can follow my
to keep yourself motivated to get on the mat, or to find other pinners out there, or simply just for the eye candy. Like pins, share, repin, comment, make your own boards (sssh, you can make secret boards that no one else will see, too). You can pin from all over the web, or upload your own images. Remember to always credit and, if possible, link to the original source -- but, most importantly, have fun with it!
Are you sold? If you don't have an account,
to sign up. Once you've settled in, and if you like what I pin, feel free to
Happy pinning ^_^
P.S. Oh one more thing, I can't not mention my
board, a place for all things cute, mainly cats. I mean, who doesn't love a cute little kitty or two!
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