Category Archives: Personal

Retreating into autum

Autumn is my season.  When the weather cools, I retreat.  Into what feels like home.  Into myself.  Warm clothes, snuggling under blankets, sleeping in.  It has become my time to look at my year so far, and to look at … Continue reading

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The Do Over

I’ve been hearing the calling to write and that includes coming back home.  To my word haven.  To my blog. I look back on previous posts, remembering I never wanted to write like “the cat in the hat”. But I … Continue reading

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Art is You Qld – Day 2

Sallianne, our cheerleader of the weekend is discussing being bold and fearless this morning and encourages us to do this in our everyday as well as in our classes.  I know how it feels to hide in my comfort zone … Continue reading

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Art Is You Qld – Day 1

I booked Art Is You over 6 months ago.  And I had been gathering supplies for my classes for the last 2 months.  Finally –  it was time to dive into the adventure. As I walked through the corridor, I … Continue reading

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The shift.

I’m calling it The Shift. I haven’t blogged for most of the year but I have been art journalling…  And while each page has been an adventure in learning and I’ve been growing, I also know something has been missing. … Continue reading

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The life and art lessons I learned from 2015

Have you heard the saying ‘Some years ask questions and some years give answers?’ 2015 has been a learning and growing year for me. It’s involved some personal epiphanies and transformations as well as some hard decisions.  And along the … Continue reading

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When you let the world in…

Forgive me readers. For I have not blogged. It has been 3 months since my last blog post. Confession over. So… where oh where have I been? Pondering life and art and my place in the world basically. My one … Continue reading

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One Little Word – OLW 2014

One Little Word – 2014 Me + Fun Lots of people are working on their One Little Word for this year.  Choosing words like Permission, Explore, Thrive and Trust.  Words that will help them work towards their goals.  Words that … Continue reading

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Finnabair Class

I was sooo lucky to do 2 workshops with Finnabair a couple of weeks ago.  I did a shadow box on the first day.  I have a thing for Carousel Horses so to have a rocking horse as the thing … Continue reading

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