A Form Of Magic

A Form Of Magic

One thing about slowing down at this time of year is you get time to look at things more closely. I’ve always been a prolific journal keeper – ideas, scribbles, splats, phone numbers, postcards, quotes, shopping lists… anything goes. My journal doesn’t judge or...

Heading Back

We’ve had a nomadic month, traveling from the north of England to the south of Spain in a very compact van with a small dog.  There have been beauties and disappointments, a bit like ordinary life really! I’ve always managed to get my art fix in, even if it’s done on...
Depth And Play

Depth And Play

“Fran is a wonderful workshop leader.  She has a rare combination of bringing depth and meaning to the work, whilst at the same time encouraging play and lightness.  She is very encouraging of individuals connecting to their own creativity, however this looks. I would...
Creative Embrace

Creative Embrace

This is a card I chose at random yesterday. I love looking at tarot cards, not in a predictive fatalistic way, but in a way that often throws up a new perspective. The ‘unthought known’ is a Jungian term and refers to things we already know, but haven’t put into words...
Plans Of Freedom

Plans Of Freedom

We have just driven through three countries, jumped through all sorts of COVID and Brexit hoops in the shape of unnecessary bureaucracy, rattling along in an old van with various ailments and a thoroughly unimpressed dog. I’m very grateful for the opportunity, it’s...

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