I painted this card for my friend’s birthday. I was inspired as she likes gardening and I love to paint nature!
I did Julia’s inspirational course: 21 Days of Creative Freedom. Julia systematically took me through every possible creative block in turn until I had no more excuses not to create! I created far more art during the 3 weeks of the course than I would … Continue reading
I’ve now finished the wonderful Connect to Nature: Connect to Self course run by Morwhenna and Jaimie and I really enjoyed it. Being outside definitely increases my feelings of well-being and I discovered that even something as simple as spending 5 … Continue reading
Over Easter, I was lucky enough to watch 2 robins going backwards and forwards all day to feed their young. The nest was in the ivy next to my Mum’s dining room window, so at every meal we watched them! … Continue reading
I picked these flowers to save them from my mowing of the lawn! I love how the light coming through a crack in the curtains illuminated them.
When I was a child I loved picking wild flowers in the large garden of my Mum’s friend.
I’m had a wonderful walk in the park today, thanks to the course I’m doing with Morwhenna and Jaimie – Connect to Nature: Connect to Self. I often go the park with the kids but I paid more attention today. … Continue reading
After thinking about why I wanted to create art in my previous post, a further conversation with my inspiring friend Julia at Be Creative Daily led me to this video about Kiki Smith, who says: “I don’t question my impetus…I … Continue reading
I have been wondering recently about why I constantly have the urge to create art even though I don’t often act on it. Some answers had already come to mind but then a couple of Facebook discussions started by Be … Continue reading
My sister gave me some face paints for my birthday and I’ve been having lots of fun with them! Here are some examples that I’ve been trying out on Sam and Emily. I painted lots more different faces yesterday at … Continue reading
I took these photos at Anglesey Abbey. They have a wonderful winter garden with lots and lots of snowdrops. The kids also love to run around there, so we’re all happy!
We spent the day in Wandlebury Country Park for a birthday party and everyone had lots of fun! It was a beautiful day the children loved playing with the extra-large bubbles. I particularly liked this picture of a lone bubble floating … Continue reading