Author Archives: alicemason1

About alicemason1

Artist, painter. All works on this blog are my copyright. Do not use any works for your own websites, commercial ventures or publicity. If you would like to ask permission to use any works for your own ventures, please email me: or contact via this blog. Again, ALL WORKS ARE MY COPYRIGHT. Ask permission, and I will ask for a donation. Artists need to earn a living. Always credit an artist when you have obtained permission. I am an artist, illustrator and mother and live by the sea in the south east of England. I paint every day and am inspired by nature, mysticism and consciousness.. I hold art retreats in southern Spain. These retreats are for lovers of nature, art, walking, mountains, creativity, dance, music, yoga and meditation. I work alongside other artists to bring about these retreats. All works on this blog are my copyright. Do not use for your own purposes. If you would like to buy rights to use an image, please contact me on or visit my Etsy shop. My Etsy shop:

Paradise Garden

A painting of a paradise garden with white bird, woman and cat with Stargazer lilies. Measures 61 cm by 76 cm. 24 inches by 30 inches. Acrylic paint and gold leaf. In my etsy shop.

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Art and Rebellion

‘Art is the activity that exalts and denies simultaneously.’ ‘No artist tolerates reality,’ says Nietzche. That is true, but no artist can get along without reality. Artistic creation is a demand for unity, and a rejection of the world. But … Continue reading

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Gold Mouths Cry

Gold mouths cry with the green youngcertainty of the bronze boyremembering a thousand autumnsand how a hundred thousand leavescame sliding down his shoulder bladespersuaded by his bronze heroic reason.We ignore the coming doom of goldand we are glad in this … Continue reading

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The Mystic

The Mystic is often misunderstood in our culture, depicted as a wandering or lighthearted daydreamer. Yet like Shiva, the true Mystic plays a critical role in society, remaining fearlessly dedicated to the path of transformation. In order to save the … Continue reading

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English teaching via Zoom

As well as being an artist I am also an online English teacher, with over twenty years experience teaching English to international students. I live by the sea on the East Sussex coast of England. I am TEFL, CELTA and … Continue reading

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My sister Emma is no wallflower and last night we celebrated her 50th.  Botts had a £150 bottle of tequila. It was lethal. The night was exceptionally hot as the past week or so has been. After the celebrations I had … Continue reading

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Hastings on a beautiful evening

My friend Tara is the quintessential ‘Girl with the sun in her hair’ from a John Barry soundtrack, and in her middle years still a Goddess. She once texted me to say, ‘I’m going off in a speed boat’ when … Continue reading

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Immunity podcast

In these days of blind faith, I am very glad I have intuition and inner knowing. Sadly we are being silenced.

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Great Economic Reset

An example of disaster capitalism in action from a virus. From Simply Flying: When will all this end? This is a question on just about everyone’s minds at the moment.According to Goldman Sachs, we should be out of this in … Continue reading

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I have lived with it all my life Although as a child I didn’t know its name But I was able to conjure up ideas and games And hours of solitude Exploring bush land and creeks Creating reams of dreams … Continue reading

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