The Final Frontier


“My studio has a personality of its own. It can be a monstrous clutter from one end to the other or, at times, the very model of simplicity.” – Harley Brown.      No doubt, at this time of lock-down due to Coronavirus, many people are finding that the things they have planned this year, … Continue reading The Final Frontier

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Mirror Mirror


“I’m reflective only in the sense that I learn to move forward. I reflect with a purpose.” –Kobe Bryant.      Having the time to think, rather than trying to create time to think, has been a benefit, and sometimes a curse, gifted to us by this lock-down experience.  Coronavirus has brought much of normal … Continue reading Mirror Mirror

Size Matters


“The easiest time to cure an illness, is before it is accepted as part of the self-image.” – Jane Roberts.      How I see myself is completely subjective.  Like anyone, there are things about my appearance that I am relatively ‘okay’ about and there are many aspects which I am not happy about.  Setting … Continue reading Size Matters

De-Cluttering, Virtually


“The first step in crafting the life you want is to get rid of everything you don’t.” ― Joshua Becker.         Alongside actual physical de-cluttering, which I am doing a little of every day while we find ourselves living in what feels like a dystopian drama, I am using this ‘lock-down’ time to … Continue reading De-Cluttering, Virtually

A Simple Question For You.


“The principle of true art is not to portray, but to evoke.” – Jerzy Kosinski.         I was chatting with a dear artist friend of mine, several days ago.  We were considering the subject of what art actually is?  If I ask you:                   … Continue reading A Simple Question For You.

Coping with Uncertainty


“Everything can change in a heartbeat; it can slip away in an instant. Everything you trust, and treasure, whatever brings you comfort, comes at a terrible cost. Health is temporary; money disappears. Safety is nothing big an illusion.  So when the moment comes, and everything you depend upon changes, or perhaps someone you love disappears, … Continue reading Coping with Uncertainty