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Creativity
‘Nothing captures the light like the dark’ The moon has been an endless topic of conversation, wonder and wisdom since the beginning of time. Is there anything as magical as the golden glow of moonlight in a dark night sky? Like creativity, it is full of contradictions. Forever fluctuating in shape and energy, from slithery...
‘Friendship is the sweetest flower’ “Will you be my friend?” I am claiming that as life’s greatest question. Who remembers plucking up the courage to ask it at school? I do, I bagged myself Nina. My first bestie. We whittered away summers playing kirby, climbing tree’s, buying sweets and devouring her Mums spag bol. The...
“When we are inspired magic, happens” Ah inspiration, the golden elixir. It is what plants flowers in the mind that grow into something beautiful. And one of the frustrations aspiring writers most frequently tap into google is; how do I find it? I know this very well as I am one of them. I once...
‘The beauty of a rainbow, is the refusal to be one colour’ Have you ever had a rainbow appear, just when you need something to brighten your day? Perhaps one of those mornings it’s showering with life’s unpleasantries. Stumped your toe? Exhausting to do list? Boss being an ass hole? Suddenly, you look up at...
Let me be real here, sometimes the life of a writer is enough to leave you belting out Whitney in your living room. (Yes I have done this) And it makes sense. You see writers spend a lot of time in their heads. That space can easily switch between the weapon and the sword. Depending...
‘Just like the moon at times we shine bright, and at times we hide in the dark’ I have been riding the rollercoaster of creativity for many years now, I could have written this back when I first started. You see back then; I still embraced my woo-woo. I bounced through my day on it....
Dear 2021,  How are you doing? We are delighted to be meeting you soon. Your predecessor has been somewhat diabolical for even the most relentless of optimists. The fact that we don’t even need to mention the world’s intruder’s name speaks volumes of their impact. For every moment of hope has been a moment of...
Autumn has its benefits don’t get me wrong, pumpkin spices lattes, an extra hour in bed. Still, those dark mornings and pending winter can have us all feeling the need for some sunshine. Discovering Belinda’s work in an eclectic studio of Chelsea felt synchronic. Beautiful chaos demands attention. Belinda refuses to manipulate her work for...
Put down the cake, it turns out happiness really is a piece of art. Before you roll your eyes and tell me you are yet to find a painting more satisfying than your lemon drizzle, hear me out. I never considered myself ‘arty’. Often feeling out of my depth in the company of more sophisticated...
“Creativity is your wild side calling” What is creativity? I love this question it conjures up a different answer for everyone. Essentially it is the use of our greatest gift, the imagination. Many of us never fully unwrap it. We leave it under the tree of real life for when we have more time. Opening...
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