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Week two's vlog – happiness through nature

This week I look at the book The Sun Rises (click here to view) by Amanda Staley. Sub-titled Using Nature as a...

2016 (or what's left of it)

So I have a few projects that are wrapping up as the year wraps up, so here’s a summary of...

Crossroads

Over the past several months, I haven’t felt 100 percent sure about what I want to do with my life....

In the studio: Immersing myself in my unique purpose

Heads up – this is a LONG post! There’s a lot of learning going on in my life, all the...

Out & About: Facepainting at the Mt Eden Craft Market & diversification

Out & About: Facepainting at the Mt Eden Craft Market & diversification

This month at Mt Eden, one of my regular craft markets, I’m going to have a go at face painting!...

In the studio: Back on the horse!

In the studio: Back on the horse!

So last month could pretty much be written off in terms of productivity and motivation, but I’m letting myself off...

In the studio: Painting progress, book non-progress & Patreon

In the studio: Painting progress, book non-progress & Patreon

It’s been a little while since I last posted, and I feel this is a transformational phase for me. In...

From the bookshelf: A Creature, by Catherine Warren

Since I met Catherine Warren at the Hamilton Zinefest, I’ve been wanting to get my hands on her debut book,...

On choices, risk-taking, envy and not complaining

Heads up: this is a long, ranting post. I’ve found the posts that are hardest to hit ‘publish’ on are...

Passion, Persistence & Problem Solving – A pep talk from children's author, Jo Carson-Barr

Passion, Persistence & Problem Solving – A pep talk from children's author, Jo Carson-Barr

I met Jo Carson-Barr at a seminar by Joanna Penn at the end of 2014, just before my very first...

Business Blog: My three brand words (a work in progress)

UPDATE: I have chosen Inspire, Contribute, and Experiment.  ​ Yesterday I blogged about using three words as a guide when...

Business Blog: How to have cohesive branding when you're a Jill (or Jack) of all trades.

Business Blog: How to have cohesive branding when you're a Jill (or Jack) of all trades.

I like listening to podcasts on my walks. Sometimes I tune out from them as my own thoughts wander, but...