At one point early on this year, I thought about stopping it all. Quitting this self employed lark and just having a hobby where I could make what I pleased when I pleased without the pressure of needing to earn money from it. But then I realised I couldn't do that. I physically mentally soulfully… Continue reading Trust
I was reminded recently that in my early days of Instagram I took part in a pay it forward game that required me to offer a token/gift to the first three people that replied to my post in return that they do the same to their followers, i.e., pay it forward. I thought this would… Continue reading A touch of Kind
I said I was slowing down. I said I wasn't going to put pressure on myself to create. I was overwhelmed by the whole process of creating. This September I start college to further my education and I'm all the excited and nervous emotions about this and I know this is my… Continue reading Doing It For The Process
I think the time has come to accept that clearing my busy mind of all the things I have to do & all things I want to do isn't as easy as I think. Now I'm not complaining here. In fact far from it. It's actually been quite eye opening to see that this is… Continue reading Just be You…part 2!
I wrote a post once about my chaotic creative mind, you can read that post here if you fancy. This current mind state is still apparent as I struggle to find the time & my creative mojo to restock my shop. It's constantly on my mind that I need to be getting projects finished and… Continue reading Just be you.
'Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilised people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity..." John Muir said that, and he wasn't far wrong! We try to visit the Scottish highlands at least once a year, and each year I leave feeling inspired and ready to create. There… Continue reading Wildness is a Necessity
If every day throughout winter was crisp & clear, or even dry, I'd venture out a lot more. Unfortunately in northern england its often raining, and that certainly doesn't entice me outside easily, but on those winter days when the sky is clear and blue, and everything has a clean fresh feel about it, I… Continue reading Seasonal Inspiration