winds of change

Posted on Oct 18, 2016 in inspiration, thoughts and ponderings | No Comments
winds of change

So things have been super quiet on the blog lately…. It’s been five months since I blogged last (oh the blogging shame of it!!). In fact over the past two years I have really struggled to keep up with the prolific blogging of my previous blog. Looking back at the time I was really into […]

Open Studio Event 7th and 8th May 2016

Posted on May 4, 2016 in Artistic practises, inspiration, news | No Comments
Open Studio Event 7th and 8th May 2016

So I’m very excited to announce my second Open Studio Event which is taking place this weekend as part of the Open Studio Notts programme. I will be taking part in a local Lowdham Arts Trail along with the Gedling Artists in Lowdham Village Hall, and textile artist Janet Gilbert who will be opening her […]

winter blues are fading

winter blues are fading

Hello there dear blog readers (although I bet there aren’t many of you left as it’s been so long). It’s lovely to be back in blogland again, after such a long absence, last time I posted was before Christmas 2015. I had planned at the end of last year to blog once a month throughout […]

Landscapes – then and now

Landscapes – then and now

As well as looking back over the previous twelve months of creativity (or not as the case has often been) I have also been reading through my Unearth Gather Create journal and reflecting on the whole process of this amazing ecourse. Having read my initial angsty ramblings I realise what I hard time I give […]

my word for the year

my word for the year

When it gets to this time of year I often look back over the previous twelve months and assess what I’ve achieved with my business, whether I have achieved what I want to, looking at how successful my various selling events have been, whether I got into the shows I had applied to, what I […]

walking 1000 miles

Posted on Oct 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments
walking 1000 miles

This year I have challenged myself to walk 1000 miles, a challenge which I read about on one of my walking magazines. As well as the personal challengeĀ I thought it might help to counteract the effects on my new job, which involves a lot of sitting down (my previous job meant I was on my […]

creativity is a journey

creativity is a journey

Hello again. I can’t believe we are now into October and the leaves are changing colour once again. We’ve had some fantastic weather here in the UK, colder nights, misty mornings and bright sunny days where you just cannot believe the beautiful colours nature has on display for us! Autumn has always been one of […]

Summer update

Posted on Jul 27, 2015 in news, thoughts and ponderings | No Comments
Summer update

It has been a while since I last blogged (understatement!!) and I’m pleased to say I finally feel like blogging again, I have things to tell you and things to reflect on from 2015 so far. I’m wondering whether in fact I have any readers left as my blogging his year has been very sporadic […]

Spring News

Posted on Apr 13, 2015 in news | No Comments
Spring News

Spring is most definitely in the air and what better way to celebrate than to open up your studio to the public and give a glimpse of the place where all the magic happens? Well, folks that is exactly what I’m doing this year – I’m taking part in Open Studios NottsĀ for the very first […]

coming back to life

coming back to life

A few people have asked me recently whether I’ve given up blogging. My answer was No, I haven’t given up, I just haven’t had anything very much or very interesting to say to you all. Like everything else creative it seems blogging is also a cyclical process for me, sometimes the thoughts and words come […]