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Yearly Archive for: ‘2012’

  • Hobnobbing with heroes

    I’m leaving on a jet plane. Don’t know when I’ll be back again! Yes! This mama is heading off to the bright lights and big city of London. Two whole days by myself. Minus kidlets. What am I going to do, you ask? Visit the […]

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  • Creative corner

    If at first you don’t succeed…  As I shared a couple of weeks back, I have been wanting to paint a mandala and struggling for years – they are my bete noir! I am pretty happy with how today’s turned out – part of the […]

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  • How to glow!

    I am glowing. Remember my posts two weeks ago about wondering how/ if I should lose weight. They were very popular. They seemed to strike a chord. Many thanks to you all for your cheerleading as I dedicated myself to making my health more vibrant. Well […]

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  • Transition – the nauseous stage of creative birth

    Sick.That’s how I feel right now.Why?Because people want to buy my paintings!That’s nuts, right?Totally flipping bonkers.I should be cracking open the champagne.But instead I feel like I’m upside down on a rollercoaster.This is the nausea of risk-taking, of big dreams being set free.This is the […]

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  • Rainbow therapy for hungry souls… ( or what I spent all day painting!)

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  • Mandala mind

    Mandalas are calling me – I have been looking at book on them, websites, art… I love the colours, the pattern, the spiritual dimension. Quilts and mandalas both communicate to me on a soul level – I am a pattern freak at heart. It was […]

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  • Easter Blessings

    May you find new growth, new joy, may the sap rise in your veins and the green shoots unfurl in your creativity, health and all aspects of your life. May the crack in your own cosmic egg release the gold that lies within.

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  • Swallowing god

    This is what came to me. When I pondered my thoughts and feelings on the last post about whether I needed to lose weight. Rather than starve myself,  and punish myself for being greedy, fat, lazy, as I previously always have in my body image […]

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  • Less than what we naturally are

    My biggest struggle at the moment is the one against myself. It is an old familiar one that I have had as long as I can remember. I am bigger than the world expects a woman to be. Bigger than normal. not massive. But not […]

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  • This moment

    Sore ankle * House a tip * Spring springing * Mandala art with kids * Snotty high needs toddler with no nappy farting at me and laughing * Red tent dreams * Technicolour painting fantasies * Mama pride in a very talented creative boy * […]

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