The illustration above is very pertinent right now as 4 weeks ago, I lost my job. There was no warning. I walked into work and was told that there was no more work in the pipeline. These things happen when you freelance. (I have been freelancing for the last 2 years, writing wellbeing books for a… Continue reading Follow your own star
If you can express your soul, the rest ceases to matter
I know I said my next post would be about ‘earning a living doing what you love’ but this is virtually the same thing. I nicked this line from Hugh MacLeod: If you can express your soul, the rest ceases to matter. Actually, I didn’t so much nick it, it hijacked me. I was sitting in… Continue reading If you can express your soul, the rest ceases to matter
Doodling for the very afraid
Writing makes me happy. Reading makes me happy. Patterns and colours make me happy. So far I have indulged the first two but not the third. (I have the same fear of art as I used to have about writing. i.e. the thought of it makes me feel slightly queasy). This year I conquered my… Continue reading Doodling for the very afraid
Some feathered friends
I was flicking through some old sketchbooks this afternoon. I'm not claiming to be Picasso or anything but here are some feathered friends: I think this little chap might be called Humphrey.