I REFER not to painting as in art.
I'd love to do that, but have no skill that way. I've an artistic temperament – sensitive, dreamy, impractical – but that's as far as it goes.
No, I'm referring to painting as in adding a colour to your shed, fence or interior wall. It's a chore, but chores nurture the soul. Often enough, the rhythm, pace or concentration involved in the chore imparts contentment.
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