Tag: Edinburgh

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…

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.…

Photography Feeds My Creative Practice

Photography Feeds My Creative Practice

I’d been wanting a new camera for a while as my old compact camera, my second hand DSLR and smartphone camera haven’t been able to take the sort of photos of birds I’d envisioned. Not quite capturing the finer details for me. Not like the…

Hello Deer At The Rock Trust Exhibition And Auction

Hello Deer At The Rock Trust Exhibition And Auction

Tomorrow, Friday 23rd June 2017, sees the start of the Rock Trust Postcard Art Exhibition and Auction and I am very excited to be a part of it. Money raised from the sale of my framed piece, Hello Deer Original Sketch, will go to the…

Fill Your Well For More Creative Energy

Fill Your Well For More Creative Energy

The other day I got up and went to one of my favourite cafes in the centre of Edinburgh to write and brainstorm a creative idea I’ve had for a while. I felt it was time to start acting on this impulse, because it wouldn’t…

Questioning Creativity: Breathing Space

Questioning Creativity: Breathing Space

Last Sunday I was honoured to host the fifth Questioning Creativity panel discussion at the Scottish Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh. The topic this time was Breathing Space, one of my favourite things to explore and talk about. Along with my four panel members – Chris…

StockFlea Market 2015

StockFlea Market 2015

On Saturday 12th September 2015 I will have a stall at the StockFlea 2015 market, which is part of StockFest 2015, a festival in Stockbridge, Edinburgh. Come along to say hi! I’ll be displaying my greeting cards and prints from the Winged Wildlife and Silky…

There Is Nothing Like Community: TMP v2

There Is Nothing Like Community: TMP v2

Tomorrow is the start of the refurbishment of the co-working space that I use and have come to love. It’s called The Melting Pot (TMP) and it’s on Rose Street, Edinburgh. Mo and petra setting up the temporary co-working space   There is a real…