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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

morning walk

Posted on Jan 4, 2015 in inspiration, thoughts and ponderings | No Comments
morning walk

I’m getting into the habit of taking my phone out with me to capture images on my morning walk most days and recording them on Instagram. Today I knew my phone battery wouldn’t hold out so I grabbed my camera as it was a bright beautiful frosty morning - here are some of the images I took. I don’t […]

sustenance/sustain-ance

sustenance/sustain-ance

my word for the year, the meaning of which this week was questioned by my dear husband – his understanding of it was food or drink when the reason I had chosen it was for its other meaning – the ability to sustain something, in particular the forward motion of my creative and business. This […]