The Blank Page

  Where to begin…. Again……. I’ll let you into a secret.. Blank canvas syndrome is an actual thing. Stalling at the moment of creative freedom is the hurdle of almost anyone who ever picks up a brush or a pencil. We imagine ourselves unable to do this massively hard thing which encompasses our genius inContinue reading “The Blank Page”

Fire in your belly..

Lat week my delightful handy man was telling me a story. For Christmas last year he had been given a tin of seeds. They were chilli seeds and he had never gardened before. But he grew them anyway, and regaled to me the tale of the compost, the splitting of seedlings and the abundance ofContinue reading “Fire in your belly..”

The Holy Grail

 Do you ever wonder what the meaning of life is? A few things I’ve noticed along the way seem to end up in the same spot. Here… Right back where you started This came about recently when my daughter was watching a series of life hacks for kids. It is a great idea, and theContinue reading “The Holy Grail”

The Beach Hut Lady

I have finished the beach hut. My friend Margaret came the other day and helped with the high bits. Other friends have also helped me make furniture, paint windows and do the stripey bits. I do sections, stop when my hands hurt too badly, and begin the next day again. This is the room IContinue reading “The Beach Hut Lady”