The Tumblr Diaries

The Tumblr Diaries

I chase tangents which might be half the problem Here is the latest one: The Tumblr Diaries

Not Just a Pretty Face

Not Just a Pretty Face

One of the responses to the portraits of my sister Lillian, by Lily Mae has been “But Lilly is prettier then that…” And yes at times she is, At other times, she isn’t. You know, like everyone, And the criticism bothered me because in portraiture, there is so much more to respond to then whether […]

Painting

Painting

As I’ve grown from toddler to child to teen To whatever you call the twenties. To now. I’ve had a strange relationship with paint. It was while painting when, aged 4, I first thought that this art making caper… This is me. For Christmas, aged 10,  I was given my first grown up pack of […]

Lily and Lilly

Lily and Lilly

I: My Sister has had a love affair with Berlin since she was 16. Sometimes I feel she’s living the life I was supposed to have. Not necessarily Berlin but Uni and traveling and all that that entails. But I didn’t get my shit together, paths diverged and ultimately I was too monetarily lazy. II: […]

My husband, My health, My art

My husband, My health, My art

Creativity is an anchor to my mental health Along with sunshine, excercise, sleep and tablets But creativity is integral I’ve a big pile of unfinished work In styles others like In styles that sell In styles worthy of exploring:                   But I needed to feel the gratification […]

Leaving Facebook

Leaving Facebook

“My friend Peter Rojas said something the other day that felt like a punch in the gut. He wrote on twitter “Most people disagree, but I think it’s important to not use services that you have issues with, even if they are free.” That quote comes from Sean Bonner’s blog I agree Wholeheartedly For several […]