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December 15, 2022

I’m going on a retreat, will you come! 🤩

Dear  <<First Name>>, The process of self empathy plays a huge role in my personal healing journey. Those of you’ve who’ve been on Life Book with me for a while will have joined me for an art lesson that included some kind of version of self empathy. I think extending kindness, love and understanding to ourselves in times of Read More

November 17, 2022

New Tote Bags & More! Yay! 🤩

Wow! So many exciting and inspiring things to share with you this week! 😊 First up, I wanted to let you know that I was interviewed for this really cool event called the ‘Creative Arts Apothecary’ by the delightful Marina Tselner! On this summit, a variety of expert speakers from around the world will be revealing their techniques for unlocking Read More

October 05, 2022

Scholarships for Life Book 2023!

  Applications Now Closed Hey lovely friends! Last month, we ran many giveaways as part of the Life Book 2023 Taster Sessions, we ended up giving away 30 spots on Life Book 2023! Wowsa! :) The winners of these giveaways were randomly chosen, not based on financial situations, so now it is time to open up Read More

July 25, 2022

Okay, now this is cool!

How is life in your corner of the world? I hope you’re keeping safe and grounded in these times of turmoil, if you’re struggling; I understand and hold you in my heart. I love you, I’m sorry. It’s hard, I know. Life continues to be difficult for many of us. The only way I know Read More

November 19, 2021

Book of Days & Make a Journal ep.8

How are you over there? Are you settling into the end of the 2021 year? To be honest with you: it’s all been a bit of a blur to me, still so much is going on with the pandemic and general turmoil; I’ve been pretty down/ blue with it all. At times I just want Read More

October 29, 2021

Poetry & Art

I just had a coaching session with the amazing Sarah Peyton (she does trauma work) in which we discussed how sometimes we find vices that provide a sense of comfort that usually mothering provides. It was a fascinating session and reminded me how important it is to develop a practice of gentle self care that includes respectful self-connection and Read More

October 27, 2021

Scholarships for Life Book 2022!

  Applications Now Closed   Hey lovely friends! Last month, we ran many giveaways as part of the Life Book 2022 Taster Sessions, we ended up giving away 40 spots on Life Book 2022! Wowsa! :) The winners of these giveaways were randomly chosen, not based on financial situations, so now it is time to Read More

October 26, 2021

Self Empathy Portrait

How have you been doing since the Life Book Taster Sessions finished? Going through art withdrawal symptoms? I totally understand! When I don’t art for a while, I really feel it! Art withdrawal symptoms tend to manifest as feeling grumpy, ungrounded and stuck! Luckily there are always solutions to art withdrawal! Firstly; come join us on Life Read More

October 21, 2021

Finish a journal – Episode 7

NEW Episode: Finish A Journal! Yay!! Did you know that I have heaps and heaps of art journals? And did you know that pretty much NONE of them are fully finished/ filled up? Ha! It kinda breaks my heart when I go through my journals and it’s a mixed bag of ‘beautifully finished pages’ and ‘meh what is Read More

August 09, 2021

The Beast

The Beast. I spent 4 hours wrestling with this beast of a painting last night. It’s a beast because it’s large 20 x 20”, and it’s a beast because it was created on heavy, cradled (maple) wood board. It was also a beast because it fought me with a snarl, tooth and nail. You likely Read More

July 12, 2021

Art Supplies to Take on Vacation

I’ve just come back from a week away in Cornwall. Even though it was rainy and the bed wasn’t very comfortable it was just wonderful to get away with the kids and lovely husband for a week! We had a lot of fun and I managed to cram in quite a bit of creative time! Read More

June 08, 2021

Join me while I create another double spread in my art journal!

I’m excited as I’ve just uploaded another new episode of ‘Finish a Journal’ on my youtube channel! I made it to episode 6, which is quite a big feat for me as I don’t often manage to keep going on my own youtube series, ha ha. In this video, I fill up another double spread in my art Read More