Category Archives: What I know so far

One Little Word 2015 and a goodbye

Happy New Year beautifuls.  My One Little Word for 2015 is SIMPLIFY.  And part of that is clearing the clutter.  I started this in December.  Some girls are doing a ‘get rid of 10 things a day for 100 days’ … Continue reading

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How I found my voice and fell in love with blogging

All good stories start at the beginning…  My beginning was when I’d been blogging for a few months and I was boring myself senseless. It was yawny yawn yawn. And when you are bored with something, you grown to hate … Continue reading

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What happens after you do a workshop

I’ve been a very busy bunny – doing 3 workshops in just 6 weeks! First there was Donna Downey with a journal class. Then Chrissy Foreman Cranitch helping me paint big on canvas. And the delicious experience of a big … Continue reading

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What is it with all this ’empowering women’ rubbish?

 How many times have you heard someone say part of their business is to “Empower Women”? (There’s a great video by Marie Forleo about using those words – HERE) Why do so many people use this?  And why do they … Continue reading

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Are you a handmade community bouncer? Or are you just letting anyone in?

One of the guys at That Day Job mentioned he wanted to buy a painting to fill up a blank wall at his house. Now before I go any further – please know I think this guy is pretty cool.  … Continue reading

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Do you have bloggers block?

After a couple of weeks of ranty rant rants here on the blog, I thought I’d share something a little more practical and helpful. One of the questions I saw posted recently in a forum I’m on was from a  … Continue reading

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What do you want to be when you grow up? (And a Goonies reference)

We used to have a high school girl come into the office at my day job to help out.  She would come in a couple of afternoons a week to do filing and photocopying and all the un-fun stuff.  She … Continue reading

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Why don’t people talk about this?

Something got brought to my attention this week.  Something no-one talks about.  And I think it’s about time someone did.  And apparently, that someone is gonna be me. I’ve been told that I am  showing the ‘real’ side of starting … Continue reading

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I caught someone stealing on the weekend

I did two class with Finnbair on the weekend.  Oh so good.  To do something arty and creative after all the business learning.  And doing mixed media workshops as advanced as this is rare where I am.  It was so … Continue reading

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There is no better time to start than now

There is no better time to start than now There is no better place to start than here This is one of my favourite sayings.  I was thinking about this today on my drive home from work.  When I first … Continue reading

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