creativity

Amanda Palmer vs. Nick Cave

I’ve written before about Amanda Palmer and how she makes me so uncomfortable with her work, how vulnerable and open she is. How I subscribe to her Patreon and then have to stop again and it just gets to me time and again.  hAnd yet, I adore Nick Cave’s blog ‘The Red Hand Files’, where […]

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Beginning again, again, again…

I stop writing on here for numerous reasons, but mainly when my faith or life gets messy. Because obviously I have to only show a good face here. Which is ridiculous. The books i enjoy reading the most are those who struggle with their faith and their life, not in a schadenfreudian way, but because […]

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On not writing

Annie Dillard rightly says in her book ‘The Writing Life’ How we spend our days is of course, how we spend our lives Obvious isn’t it? If someone were to analyse my life what would it look like my priorities were? I do a lot of different things, I love learning and trying new things. […]

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Wondering

Oh, I struggle with this site, and once again the domain name is up for renewal and I wonder if I should bother paying out the £30 odd a year it takes to keep it up and running. There is a part of me that would like to say ‘sod it’ and do all of […]

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On not following your passion

There has long been the idea of following your passion or your bliss will lead you to your vocation, your truth… I’ve always struggled with it, I want to do so many things! More recently Elizabeth Gilbert talks about following your curiousity as being a much more gentle way of working. Jessica Abel talks about […]

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Boxes and Labels

It’s been a while hasn’t it? And why is that? Because I got hung up on labels and boxes. Exactly where I fit in. What tribe do I belong to? Why am I doing this bloody blog anyway? So many questions. As it is always for me. I think I will always be a seeker […]