Tag: joy

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…

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…

How I Came To Love Birds

How I Came To Love Birds

I love birds. They inspire me. It wasn’t always this way though. I remember I loved animals as a child, but then somewhere along the line I lost interest in them (even though at one point I’d wanted to be a vet!), and instead turned…

End Of Year Reflections

End Of Year Reflections

At this time of the year a lot of people will be reflecting on the past year and planning for the year ahead. That includes me. I have taken some time for myself to go inward and look back over 2016 to explore what I…

A Fun Little 21 Day Challenge

A Fun Little 21 Day Challenge

A few days ago I set myself a fun little challenge to do whilst I am spending time in the Netherlands over Christmas and New Year. If you didn’t already know, I was born and brought up in the Netherlands, and my parents, who are…

Your Voice Matters

Your Voice Matters

Recently, I was talking with a friend who was thinking about setting up and writing a blog. She wondered whether there was any point since there are so many blogs already ‘out there’. I told her I was writing a post about whether our voices…

Is Your Definition Of Success Working For You?

Is Your Definition Of Success Working For You?

How do you define success? What do you see as a successful outcome? Is success for you the amount of money you make, the type of car you get to drive, or having the big house you’ve always dreamed of? Or is it more intangible…

A Month Of Learning Through Play

A Month Of Learning Through Play

July has been a month of courses, courses, courses! I love learning and doing that through playing and experimenting with new things and new experiences. When I booked the art courses I’ve done this month a while ago I hadn’t realised how close together they…

My Guest Post – Wise Introvert Newsletter

My Guest Post – Wise Introvert Newsletter

I am pleased to share that I was featured in Wise Introvert’s latest newsletter on Creativity and Joy. Click here to read my article “Remember Your Creative Voice and What Brings You Joy” as well as my three tips for starting to remember your creative…