I asked that question some time ago and the other person thought it was a weird disturbing thing to ask. I still don’t understand that reaction.
Recently somebody was asking me if I liked my house and we started a conversation on the importance of liking one’s place. I found myself saying ‘I think what you see outside your house is more important than what there is inside; although it sounds paradoxical’. And the other person said. ‘Well, that is precisely how you are’.
I think what I see out of my window in my present bedroom is kind of artistic. I’ve been making sketches. I’ll try to scan them and post them.
I watched a documentary on Van Gogh last week and in one of his letters he says something like this: ‘Painters are so aware of what they see with their eyes that they don’t really take care of the rest of their lives’.