Discovering mixed emotions during yet another decluttering session
Part Two - discovering how I've unknowingly passed on my white exceptionalism to my son
Unearthing why I don't take action towards stamping out racism so I can do something about it - part one
With my hand on my heart, I cannot sit on the sidelines any longer. I need to educate myself so that I can take a stand and use the right words to fight against systemic racism and unjustice.
"Collecting" lines as a creative exercise and for Square October
I've been complaining of a lack of connection to myself and others. I've felt untethered, like I'm bobbing around in the ocean without an anchor. Julia Cameron writes that for creative and artistic people, "attention is a way to connect and survive". In fact she encourages us to immerse ourselves in the flow of life and pay close attention.
I haven't 'visited' Scotland properly for years. Ok, T and I went up to Edinburgh in April to visit the uni but that wasn't a real visit. Before that, I took T there for a week or so, but he was about 8 - far too young to appreciate what its all about. I'm a … Continue reading Anticipating … Scotland through a literary lens
I've read how people talk about life as process too (for example Julia Cameron). It is a way of doing, not what is done ... If you know anything about me, you will know this got me thinking, do I live in process? Do I have a way of doing?
The Hay House Writers workshop in Dublin at the end of April inspired and motivated me. As I hoped it would. You can read about my apprehensions here. Many things were said that I needed to hear to silence Mergatroid (she is my critical ego, my Inner Critic). The biggie being "surely what I have to … Continue reading Surely what I have to say has already been said?
Three of us exploring the work of local artists.
Houses and studios are open to the public.
Art in all forms is on display.
This is one section of the Henley Art Trail for 2019.