Creativity, Illustrations

Follow your own star

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


A new approach to new beginnings

This is definitely the year of new beginnings for me.First I took part in a 30 Day 'Screw Work, Let's Play' Challenge.Then I created my first postcard designs (something I have always wanted to do).Now I am about to embark on another, even more exciting new beginning, which is also something I have always wanted… Continue reading A new approach to new beginnings

Random thoughts & things

Swamp water curry

Last night I achieved an incredible feat: I managed to make a curry that didn’t actually taste of anything. This was amazing considering the ingredients: 4 cloves of garlic, 3 onions, fresh ginger, copious spices (coriander, cumin, chilli, star anise, garam masala), fresh coriander, tomatoes, cauliflower and chickpeas. But no, it tasted of cauliflower boiled in… Continue reading Swamp water curry