Visiting the Tate’s Soul of a Nation exhibition reminded me how important art is, how it has the power to show others how things are, highlighting what is happening, both positive and negative. This is an extremely well curated show, with the first rooms shocking in their intensity and the outright hatred and violence that […]
Today my best friend is coming up to see my photography exhibition. This means the world to me. We’ve been friends since school and we lived together in a flat in London in our mid-twenties while she was doing an MA in Fine Art and I was working in marketing. I have always been powerfully […]
I have my first photography exhibition coming up in a couple of very short weeks and that is filling with me excitement, anticipation and dread. I’m feeing quite vulnerable and that is causing me to be even more anxious and nervy than normal. Terry Pratchett (probably my most read and favourite author ever) describes the […]
I’m rather late in sharing this, because I had rather abandoned this blog, but I’m back and I intend to do more blogging here – including catching up on a lot of posts I have written and not shared! Last year I chose the word ‘contentment’ as my focus for the year, and although I think it […]
In September I joined some friends for a walk mushroom hunting with the National Trust. The mycologist was a real character and looked like he could turn into a mushroom at any point. The walk was too slow for me, with too much standing around, which I’m just not capable off and so my friends […]
I love Somerset, in fact most of the south-west. It’s so peaceful; I just have to get down there and I immediately feel more relaxed. A photo round up of our trip, I have to say there was a lot of time spent relaxing and reading, which doesn’t make for great photos!
The peace garden; holding silence, stillness and Sacredness. Heavy with prayer and time. A sense Of being out of step with the world; In another place. The well and its water drawing People in to rest and heal in its tranquility. I have been coming to the Chalice Well, and the surrounding area since I […]