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    The Story of you and Me…Making my book

    Art helps us connect, to challenge, to get curious, to stay sane, it can also impact positively on our wellbeing…   When artist Amy Lord first told me about her project The Story of you and Me last September at our…

  • The Story of you and Me… Coming Soon!

    The Story of you and Me – It’s art but not as you might know it! I am SO super excited to be working to support multi-disciplinary artist Amy Lord on her digital craft project; ‘The Story of you and…

  • Second Hand September 2019 – How did I do?

    Hi guys Just a chatty post from me about my efforts with Second Hand September…  Full transparency – I didn’t treat Second Hand September as a STRICT CHALLENGE as I shop in Charity Shops all the time but I did…

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    The Seat that Chose Me… Inspiration Island

    On a recent trip to Edinburgh from my friend Jemma’s book launch, I found myself in a familiar part of town. Familiar to me, because I’m sure I’ve stayed near here before, familiar to every tourist in Edinburgh because it’s…

  • Money Talks – The Elephant in the Room

    It’s can be seen as a little ‘gross’ to talk about what you earn.   The thing is if we don’t talk about it, how can we hope to know what is possible? I personally feel it’s important and the picture…

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    The Lost Dances of Northumberland, England

    Did you know that there are hundreds if not thousands of social dances that are possibly forever lost?   Did you know that some of the dances that are lost, in their heyday took over a year to learn with…

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