• The things that make me go – arrrrgggghhhh!

    Today, for one day we only, we have the antithesis of Joy Pockets. Which could be otherwise known as the grumble bellies. We all have ’em, the irrational things that make us go arrrggghhh! So I thought it would be fun to share my own […]

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  • Come and get a (rainbow coloured) piece of me – with free postage!!

    It seems astounding that I only started painting again four months ago, after a decade’s hiatus.  And in just a few weeks will be having my first professional exhibition – if I have enough paintings to sell – people keep buying them before they’re on general […]

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  • Sneak preview…

    Hot off the easel… Well actually the floor, cos that’s where I paint! The cover for Moon Time for girls. Which might also be Reaching for the Moon. With my two little girls, whom it is written for.

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  • Saturday morning painting

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  • How to rock rainbow income streams

    This has been a busy month. A wonderful work month doing what I love – writing, editing, teaching, painting – the first draft of Moon Time for Girls is now out with trusted mama readers. Darina Allen’s blog that I have been designing and mentoring […]

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  • The Queen of Half Assed

    AKA “She who starts with a flourish, gives up half way through, hacks it all together, and ends up quite pleased with the rushed finish job – which is always imperfect”. I just needed to reassure you all – the reason I’m an “inspiring blogger” […]

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  • Joy pockets

    It’s Friday, so it’s joy pockets. Sharing the gems of gratitude from my week. Gooey chocolate brownies in the pottery cafe * A revamped Happy Womb website * An extra 120 Dreamers on the Facebook page in 48 hours – welcome one and all! * […]

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  • Just in case you didn’t know…

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  • A working definition of success

    Do you have a working definition of success? One that is all yours. That articulates your values and ambitions, not someone else’s in your family, or society at large? Have you taken time to evaluate the yardstick by which you measure your own success… or […]

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  • The Crazy Woman prowls…

    This Creative Rainbow mama has been struggling with a lack of creating. Everyone else’s needs and the flu took priority. And so the Crazy Woman has been with us, growling and pacing, sharpening her talons and dreaming of escape – I have been needing to […]

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