A life worth living

She looked up at the sky Then down at the earth She stamped in frustration And questioned her worth She could see where she’d been To the pain she’d inflicted She cried tears of anguish Her throat constricted Please help me, she cried Is there anyone there? Please show me…

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Am I Deluded?

Am I Deluded? Over the past few weeks, I’ve been beavering away writing. Why? I’m not a writer, or at least it’s not something I’ve ever really considered doing seriously before. Most of us consider writing a book at some point, and millions of people try every year. Most fail.…

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Finding Happiness Toolkit

As a follow on from my last blog about my experience with depression, I thought it might be helpful if I shared the toolkit that I developed to help me recover. Can I please stress that if you are suffering from depression, then please seek professional medical advice? Please be…

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Hiding

I’ve come to realise that I’ve been living in fear, I’ve been hiding. I would like to tell you why. A few years ago my life as I knew it, fell apart. Since then I have worked every day to re-build myself and my self esteem. When you hit rock…

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Watching Mary-Ann Play

Mary-Ann is creating again. She likes to call it playtime. I’m sat with Minima, she’s cuddling up against me and I feel her need for reassurance and protection so I’ve wrapped my wing around her. We are sat alongside Mary-Ann at her work table, watching intently, trying to work out…

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Getting Things ‘Right’

Do you recognise this feeling? You have dreamt about this time for so long and you want to get it right. Perfect even? This is me right now, this is how I’m feeling. I’m excited but panicking too. I’ve dreamt about launching myself as a professional artist for so long.…

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