My Mission as a Maker of things

The act of making, is the act of creating a life. And no I’m not talking about babies… The act of making something can be bold, or simple, depending on how much courage you think is required to make the ‘thing’. Is it dinner, and you’ve made that dish 100 times before? Or is it […]

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Start where you are…

There is nothing more frightening/exciting than starting. A new relationship, a blank canvas, a puppy…. Okay so the puppy isn’t frightening. But starting can be really scary. As an artist, I know the terror of the blank canvas, and as a writer the blank page. This blog is new, the website was a blank screen a […]

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Do it daily….

Each day I set myself far too many tasks. I used to call it driven, thinking big, bad-ass-ery.  I have just realised that I was driven alright, but I had no idea I was driven almost solely by fear. Fear of not achieving everything I want to achieve, fear of not being good enough, fear […]

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Do all you can…

It’s a cliché, I know. But unlike the old clichés, like ‘all the good men are taken‘, or ‘all women love shopping‘, this one is true. Your dreams should probably scare the heck out of you. If they don’t, they’re probably not big enough. I’ll admit that my dreams didn’t scare me when I was growing […]

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