Why Art Making is Important

 

Some doodles and paint pens

Some doodles and paint pens

I started my blog nearly two years ago, mainly as a way to catalogue my art and add a few snippets from my life. And it is funny looking back and seeing how much it has changed, because I have changed. I have gained so much confidence in lots of areas of my life, and rather than just being like a catalogue, this blog has become something tangible and meaningful. It is engaged, with others, with nature, with things I do in my daily life. It is like a scrapbook, a photo album, a sketchbook, yet it breathes because I share it with people similar to me and engage through my projects, ideas and dreams.

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Spring Is Here!

I don’t think I could have asked for a better birthday weekend. The weather was warm, if a little rainy (but it is Manchester after all) and I had some retail therapy, a massage and pedicure, pressies and a lovely meal out with my guy. Gushing! So far Continue reading

A Wonderful Escape

archeryIt’s only a few days until I am 30, and to celebrate leaving my 20s behind I went on a family holiday to Centre Parcs this weekend. despite the travel down to Suffolk, it was a whirlwind of manic laughter, swimming, lots of cappuccinos, archery, pool, shopping, nature, birthday cake and relaxation in the Spa. I don’t want to go back to work tomorrow!#

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