Jumping in with Both Feet (and working it out as you go along)

When I was still in the employ of a certain telecoms company, spending my days calming angry customers, doing Jedi mind tricks to convince them not to leave, and deeply, utterly, achingly missing my tiny 10 month old baby girl, who spent her days in a nursery and not with me, I started plotting a… Continue reading Jumping in with Both Feet (and working it out as you go along)

Artistic Clutter and the art of tidying up vs the creative muse.

January is almost gone, with it’s abundance of to-do lists, aspirations, plans for the months to come. I made a list as long as my arm of wishful hopes for this new year, though I’m struggling to find the energy to put my plans into action. Looking at my work space – tidying it being… Continue reading Artistic Clutter and the art of tidying up vs the creative muse.

Green Packing – Packaging the Earth in Plastic, and how I’m Trying to STOP

The plastic problem. No one can be truly oblivious to the problem of plastic ┬áin our world anymore. When sea creatures are washing up on our shorelines with a half a tonne of plastic in their bellies we can’t walk away from a catastrophe that is of our own making. Stepping away from plastic straws… Continue reading Green Packing – Packaging the Earth in Plastic, and how I’m Trying to STOP

Creative Catchup (where did this year go??)

It’s autumn already and I’m not quite sure what happened to my summer. The last I remember it was #plasticfreejuly and then suddenly all manner of things occurred and in the flurry of keeping up with news and changes and fantastic opportunities, it’s suddenly autumn! We are eating windfall apple pie and lots of autumnal… Continue reading Creative Catchup (where did this year go??)