I think it was Oscar Wilde who said “‘To do nothing at all, is the most difficult thing in the world, the most difficult and the most intellectual.’
At Hotel St Valiere, Eloise and Sophie have managed to create a state of suspension where the resident artist is freed from quotidian thoughts and concern. Time moves slowly in this small, historic village. As the church bell chimed the hours, I had abundant time to consider, delve and contemplate my art practice. This is something that is so valuable to the progression of creative thought but unfortunately increasingly harder to experience.