Tag: creativity

The Wee Drawing That Changed My Course

The Wee Drawing That Changed My Course

Earlier this year I experienced a turning point in my art. I’m not sure I was aware of it at the time. Perhaps I had an inkling that something had shifted, but it’s not till now that I see when it happened. I was on…

Ride The Waves Of Life

Ride The Waves Of Life

Yet again it has been a while since I last wrote a blog post. A lot has been going on and I consciously parked writing and blogging since I chose to focus on other things as a matter of priority. Many changes have happened, in…

Retreat To Recover

Retreat To Recover

It’s been a few months since my last “proper” post and it makes me chuckle to think its subject was Resistance. One may imagine that not having blogged since then may have been caused by said Resistance! But that’s not true. The reason I haven’t…

Christmas Exhibition 2017

Christmas Exhibition 2017

I am happy to announce 15 of my pen and ink Wildlife Drawings will be featured in a Christmas Exhibition alongside the work of three other talented artists! All my work on display will be for sale. Never before have so many of my original…

Dealing With Resistance To Creativity

Dealing With Resistance To Creativity

When I started exploring and opening up to my creativity again, it was hard. I felt so much Resistance. I was living in The Netherlands once more, and every time the day came around for my weekly painting class I didn’t want to go. I…

Huskies, Birdies And Queenie

Huskies, Birdies And Queenie

I met one of my writing friends, Cecilia, at a series of workshops run by Jo Parfitt in The Netherlands a few years ago. Titled The Naked Writer, it consisted of six workshops where we delved deeply into our being to write from that space.…

Seeking Answers In Nature

Seeking Answers In Nature

Walking around the woods opposite my parents’ house, I am delighted to see the seasonal changes in the flora since my last visit in Spring…the wild flowers, the reeds that have grown tall around the small lake, the luscious foliage everywhere. There is an abundance…

Puffins Galore

Puffins Galore

Finally, after wanting to go for over a year I was on the May Princess heading to the biggest puffin colony in the UK: The Isle of May. After hearing about this little island from various people who’d been, I was itching to go. I…

Eagle-Eye And Wise Wolfy

Eagle-Eye And Wise Wolfy

I am thrilled to announce I have created two new wildlife drawings to add to my collection. Please welcome Eagle-Eye and Wise Wolfy! One of my lovely customers and friends had asked me if I would do these two animals as they are special and…

Attack Of The Gulls

Attack Of The Gulls

This is intimidating, I thought to myself as I inched forwards along the grass path amongst the abundance of gulls on this tiny island. My heart was racing. Keeping my head low and putting my hands over the crown of my head trying to protect…