30 10, 2016

Bullet Journal: The best notebooks, a review

Generic notebooks are great to experiment with but I have not found one robust enough to handle the daily use a bullet journal gets.While I often make my own journals to include different specialty papers, I have tried  a few purchased notebooks.   Rhodia: have the best paper weight, love them for sketching but also [...]

23 10, 2016

The Bullet Journal: 2 years on

So back when in 2015 when I started bullet journaling because I saw it as a way to bring my eclectic interests together all in one place. And you know what? it worked! Part to do list, part planner, part dreams & part note taker: My bullet Journal is whatever I need it to be, [...]

1 05, 2016

Siberian princess reveals her 2,500 year old tattoos

via Siberian princess reveals her 2,500 year old tattoos These are some truly fascinating designs; so should they inspire a new silver jewellery line or my own new “ink”?

30 04, 2016

Six of Swords

A journey into the unknown, beginning of a necessary upheaval & transformation leading to a calm and peaceful place. Success after a period of anxiety. Also a journey over water. This card is from the Northern Shadows Tarot.

6 04, 2016

Women who run with the Wolves

“I lived my life as a disguised criatura, creature. Like my kith and kin before me, I swagger-staggered in high heels, and I wore a dress and hat to church. But my fabulous tail often fell below my hemline and my ears twitched until my hat pitched, at the very least, down over my ears [...]

16 02, 2015

My Space to Create.

I find that the most space I need is mental space. As a thinker constantly taking in my surroundings and endlessly churning up ideas I find a cluttered mind just a hindering as a cluttered space. So cleansing exercises like intuitive writing, planning my week in my calendar, turning of the phone and logging out [...]

4 11, 2012

Freedom to create: Should you pay more for handmade work?

First time sellers will often look at the cost of the materials to make the item, but soon realise that is only part of the story. The cost of hand-made compared to cheap imports can seem intimating. Listening to the comments of casual viewers at markets and fairs reveal some interesting misconceptions about handmade products. [...]

17 06, 2012

Rare Little Things

Exhibition on from 28th June to the 11 July 2012

14 05, 2012

Drawing Nature

Artistic Doodles!! I have now delved into the world of Doodling! at my local Book & Paper group, Tricia has been doing a year long residency at The Richard Randall Studio, she has invited us all to contribute to her project. One of the ways has been these nature doodles, we started them [...]

9 11, 2011

Sustainability and Death of Craft

I have been totally loving Craft Australia’s blog posts Musing on sustainability,  I have been reading heaps of wonderful stories on how designers and artists have embraced this way of life and there values are reflected in what they do. So I guess I needed to say what that means to me,  as what is [...]