Always thirsty for time with pen and paper, I got my knees out at Small Street Espresso today. Those who know just know. I appreciate being able to sit on the pavements of my city sipping good coffee. Time in quiet, fresh air and a growing sense of arrival soon in a new picture. Going… Continue reading Knees Out at Small St
...freedom to roam is the only way each little one will find their swimming feet and strength. Going through it is the only way they'll know their own strength. Even the tiniest, slowest one.
It comes in waves. Name anything you like about life, it always comes in its waves. Confidence, doubt, pain, joy, contentment, solitude, fear, strength, serenity – everything moves in a rhythm of ebbs and flows, surges and retreats, one interspersed with its opposites. Waves, they keep on coming. As an art student in Brighton, the… Continue reading Waves
How are you doing through this end of a particularly strange winter? It's felt like a long haul hasn't it? Considering meditations and moments pressing in for warmth and rest as the new year turned these recent months, I want to pay tribute to this outgoing season for the creativity still brewing even when we didn't realise it.… Continue reading Winter Jewels
How do you find New York? In July, I made my first visit to the big apple, and made every effort to experience it on my own terms even (especially) in hitting some of the iconic sights. In making pictures, it's a great challenge to capture everything we know a place is, yet bring yourself to the picture too! I… Continue reading Thank you, NYC
This little brass arrow sits in the concrete somewhere in Central Park, New York. I was taking care of my friends' kids for a week back in July, my first trip to the city, and we were having a lot of fun deciding where to go and what to do with our times together. So much… Continue reading Finding Forward
Now roughly half way through this 100 Days project, I want to take a moment to check in with some ideas that have occurred as I’ve progressed, and the reasons for taking a break before continuing. As mentioned at some point in recent posts, rattling through 100 Days really is a long time to be… Continue reading Halfway Down a Long Path
Day 9 & 10 of #100Days project – Carol Ann Dufy & D.H.LawrenceAnyone setting foot on the path of creating—making, inventing, imagining, developing—is saying 'yes' to the so-called creative process*. Inevitably, there will be mess, confusion, both silence and noise, and probably fear too.You are a brave and adventurous soul, agreeing to this slightly frightening… Continue reading _navigating a ‘creative process’