November 13, 2017

November is already flying by and It won't be long before I've got to start the Christmas preparations! It's been a bit of a slow one work wise, but that has definitely transpired to be a good thing as my health has not been wonderful and my anxiety has flared up which makes my confidence in my work plummet. 

There have been a few things all adding up to make me feel this way and I won't get into too much detail as this is a positive place where I share my artwork from the heart an...

November 14, 2016

First of all, I want to say a massive thank you, as the response to my latest painting (shown here) has been thoroughly heart-warming. In a year that has had its ups and downs, It's really lovely to feel all this positivity towards a (let's face it) rather unsure of herself artist.

I often struggle with self confidence, in life and in art I search hard to find my place in a hectic world. But, painting can also become an escape from those fears, as each painting, whether good or bad, is a step for...

November 20, 2015

Oh yes. It's getting festive. The shops are crying out with commercial Christmas music and gifts, but that isn't what I mean when I use the term 'festive'.


Before all the 'Bah-Humbug' bunch among you get up in arms that it isn't December yet, I will confess, when I say I'm feeling festive, this is what I really mean; I'm enjoying winter despite the cold (ever the optimist!). Hot drinks inside on cold days, scarves, wooly jumpers, bobble hats, the picturesque skies and long shadows only seen at...

October 23, 2015

 It isn't even November yet, I know, but time is speeding by at the moment and I have a feeling a very 'snowed under' winter is fast on it's way! Work is going to be busy over the festive period, but it's also being predicted in newspapers that there will be plenty of bad weather keeping us trapped indoors too!


I recently discovered the perfect word for the season, the Danish word 'Hygge' (pronounced hooga) In essence, hygge means creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in l...

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