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  • Taking Stock – September 2022

    On 8 September 2022, the world stopped as we learned that Queen Elizabeth II had passed away aged 96 years (born 21 April 1926). The Queen has been a constant for the entirety of…

    September 28, 2022
  • Blogiversary

    10 Years of Blogging!

    WHERE IT ALL STARTED My first ever blog post was published on 19 September 2012, 10 years ago today!  Here it is in all it’s embarassing glory – Introductory Blog Post! It was on…

    September 19, 2022
  • Taking Stock

    Taking Stock – June 2022

    I’m late! I’m late! For a very important date! It’s Taking Stock time again – the June edition – and here we are already powering our way through July!  I had a bit of…

    July 6, 2022
  • Taking Stock – March 2022

    It’s time for my first Taking Stock post for 2022, and oh what a year this year has been already! Wouldn’t you agree? Let’s jump straight in. Making:  Art again after far too long of…

    March 28, 2022
  • Art Therapy

    ART CHAT #3: Art & Mental Health

    Photo by Valerie Titova on Unsplash ART & MENTAL HEALTH I couldn’t have an ‘Art Chat’ series of posts and not talk about the benefits of doing art (and all creative activities) for our mental health. When…

    March 21, 2022
  • Art chat

    ART CHAT #2: Art Chat named and explained

    ART CHAT – named and explained! Art Chat is a new blog series – kinda like a mix of show and tell and coffee chats about all things art related. Last month I wrote…

    March 15, 2022
  • ART CHAT #1: Show ‘n’ Tell

    ARTY FARTY UPDATES vs LATEST ARTWORKS  As life is quite busy for me lately* I’ve been trying to think of an idea for reasonably quick blog posts, that are in line with what Write…

    February 7, 2022
  • Taking Stock – December 2021

    Hello! It’s been a while between blog posts and that is mostly because life has thrown another curve ball at us. As mentioned in my last post, Mum hasn’t been well. In that post,…

    December 13, 2021
  • Taking Stock – September 2021

    Hi there! It’s time for my third quarterly Taking Stock post for 2021.  For those new to my blog, I do quarterly Taking Stock posts every year – in March, June, September, and December. …

    October 4, 2021
  • The 100 Day Project

    The 100 Day Project – Days 75 to 88

    The 100 Day Project – Background Information On 30 June I announced my plan to do a #The100DayProject – starting on 1 July, and explained a bit about what that is. For me, it’s a plan…

    September 27, 2021
  • The 100 Day Project

    The 100 Day Project – Days 61 to 74

      The 100 Day Project – Background Information On 30 June I announced my plan to do a #The100DayProject – starting on 1 July, and explained a bit about what that is. For me, it’s…

    September 13, 2021