It’s always really rewarding and heart-warming to support your local arts and craft scene. This year, with all the strain put on the creative industries, means more than ever. I made a compilation of Top 10 Christmas Presents back in 2016, feel free to have a look. This years includes more creatives I’ve discovered since […]Read more "Shop Local: UK Artists and Makers Christmas Gift Ideas"
Had to google the word ‘thankfulness’ to check if I didn’t just made it up. I never heard of it being used in conversation, I’m more familiar with the word ‘gratitude’ but the sound of ‘thank-ful-ness’ is so much closer tho what I want to express right now. It’s because I feel it resembles by […]Read more "Thankfulness"
As we head into a second national lockdown and the days are shorter, darker and colder, I can not ignore the feeling of having this dark shadow upon us and the need to find hope, strength and things to look forward to. There is one tricky bit about getting help from organisations whose mission is […]Read more "Heaven Upside Down"
It’s the season of the fall again, my favourite time of the year, saturated with colour, stolen warmth, beautifully disappearing light, the sweet scent of fallen fruit and leaves. I’ve started walking and I found that gives me time to breathe, to reflect on all happenings in my work, life, dreams. I’ve been dreaming a […]Read more "Meaningful things"
Hello, friends, I worked on creating this colouring sheet this morning which I hope you or your little ones, or both, will enjoy. Colouring is meant to be very therapeutic and stimulates imagination from an early age. Although I was never a fan of colouring when I was little, I preferred doodling, I now find […]Read more "Colouring Mood"
‘Ah, the desert… since it only takes one passion to justify an existence. But that’s just it – it was passion for emptiness.’ – Jean Bauldrillard As nature awakes to embrace the spring and the birdsongs are bringing hope and solace to the soul, I’ve been listing in my mind the things I’m grateful for […]Read more "Passion for emptiness"
I really feel for those of you who are currently in a dark place due to lockdown. I’ve been dreaming a lot of crazy stuff lately and not sleeping much, it’s all reflection of trying to make sense of everything happening. We have to remember it will be okay, soon or later it will be. […]Read more "Locked In"
Six weeks ago I went to the doctors with symptoms of high temperature, sore throat and eventually cough. At that time they’ve only just started talking about the virus and they were only concerned about people who have recently been to a specific province in China. I went there with a mask (which my mum […]Read more "Sleepless Dust"
Hello, friends, this will be my first post for the new year, and I wish it would make us think of ways to get better at being more responsible towards the environment. I’ve listed little steps I’ve started implementing in my everyday on my journey and I’ve already got a long ‘to do wish list’ […]Read more "Little things I do (and you can too) to be more sustainable"
I seem to have started this post a while ago and left it as ‘draft’, so I decided to keep the title : ) I had an interesting start to the year, and got to the second stage for the selection for the annual exhibition of Royal Society of Watercolour Painters. Didn’t get any further […]Read more "Home is where the Art is…"