For when you ask, what is the point?

For when you ask, what is the point?

Maybe you’ve started out on a creative endeavour. You’ve started to create something you love, and there’s been some momentum. You’ve had some encouragement, you’ve started to dream about where this could go. Bravely you’ve taken steps forward. But then…

Why we need to be generous

Why we need to be generous

Recently I was intending to sit down and write this post, but I got a call from my husband saying his car had broken down and could I drive him to the airport? He was flying to Edinburgh for work. So

January freshness for your creativity, email and home – saturday shares

January freshness for your creativity, email and home – saturday shares

It’s a Saturday Shares! It’s January and it’s a bleurgh month but also a bit of a fresh start. I find it difficult to get started writing and being creative again after the Christmas break, all the food, and the

How to be creative when struggling with depression

How to be creative when struggling with depression

Creative and depression irony There is an irony that comes with being creative and having depression, that irony being that the creative thing that you need to do to help you with your depression, is something that is the biggest struggle. When

Saturday Shares – 15th October

Saturday Shares – 15th October

  It’s Saturday Shares time. Some reading for your weekend. I hope you have managed to find creative time this week. I wrote a post this week on Creative resources for longer chunks of time, where I share some of the

Saturday Shares – 7th October

Saturday Shares – 7th October

Saturday Shares How was your September? I can’t believe we are a week into October already. This is a big month for me. It’s a big year, one that is a scary number shaped! A new decade dawns! It’s been

6 practical ways to get creative in your busy work day

6 practical ways to get creative in your busy work day

Finding time to get creative in your work day is difficult, but you can do it. It is possible to find creative moments in your day-to-day life. You won’t be able to crochet a blanket at your desk but you can utilize a few minutes or

3 ways a break is good for creativity

3 ways a break is good for creativity

It’s half term here and I’m juggling my children at home and trying to keep on my own writing/creating /blogging schedule too. It feels frustrating when I want to get making and the kids want feeding, refereeing, entertaining, taxi-ing. It’s hard satisfying a

Creating meaning

Creating meaning

I’ve struggled with an idea of what to post this week. I usually try to write a creative tutorial once a week and this week I’m not sure what to post. I’ve not felt a need to make too much

Creativity and failure

Creativity and failure

Failure noun 1. an act or instance of failing or proving unsuccessful; lack of success: 2. non-performance of something due, required, or expected: Failure – there’s been a lot written on this topic but it’s been rattling around in my head for

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