• 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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    Sunday Sanctuary Series – Blog 1 – What Summer Means to Me…

    Fellow blogger Bethanie from Northumberland Family Diaries decided we would set up a little blog series and publish each week over the summer holidays.   We both adore a Northumberland Summer.  There’s a definite change here in summer… ours days are…

  • Now there is… a dead frog

    Inspired by artist Katie Patterson’s First there is a Mountain project taking place nationally, I am managing a piece of engagement work in Northumberland with Ceramic Artist Judith Davies. Judith and I had out first session in a school today…

  • The Universal Connect that starts with your breath

    When my partner David introduced me to The Shift by Komoso Design I was really intrigued. I wrote to the US based designers and told them a little about us and how interested we were in their products and their…

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