Keep Going

What is it that keeps the human spirit alive? What is it that’s keeps us going, especially when the going gets tough? We marvel at individuals and admire their grit, their sheer determination to keep pushing on, regardless of what life throws at them. How do they do that? These …

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The Long Haul

As you know, I’ve been busy writing of late. It’s a long, slow, solitary practice, with little that I’m willing to share with others at this stage. That will come later. My other creative endeavours have been left by the wayside for the moment but, like my lovely followers, they …

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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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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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