A COLOURFUL LIFE

Spreading the Hand-Made Love

It has been far too long. 32 days to be exact, since I last posted on the blog. And it feels like longer. The play (Glorious, possibly the most wonderful, awesome, hilarious production I’ve ever been a part of) finished three weeks ago and I seem to have lost my flow rather since I took a… Continue reading Spreading the Hand-Made Love

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Happiness by Design: Now, Do It Now!

“The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.” ― Leonardo da Vinci January has flown by just like I knew it would. My first performance of the play “Glorious!” is tonight and it hasn’t quite sunk in that we’re going to have an audience of 100+ people sat watching us. I’m excited, scared and… Continue reading Happiness by Design: Now, Do It Now!

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Happiness by Design: ME-TIME

“If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.” ― Émile Zola Somehow, during this jam-packed week of nursery drop-offs, play rehearsals and general Mummy duties; I actually managed to squeeze in a few minutes of ME-TIME.  What occurs during me-time… Continue reading Happiness by Design: ME-TIME

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Happiness by Design: 5 minutes on Christmas Eve

“Christmas was definitely the best thing ever, even better than pizza. But instead of all her favourite toppings, Amitola was surrounded by all her favourite people.” ― Aishabella Sheikh, Jungle Princess It’s been a busy day spent last minute-Christmas shopping, delivering cards to the neighbours, and working out how to best wrap a ribbon around… Continue reading Happiness by Design: 5 minutes on Christmas Eve

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Fantastically Beautiful Magic Part II

“The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.” ― Dorothea Lange I didn’t want to cram in every single photograph from Sunday night into yesterday’s post, so I saved some for today. I am particularly proud of my two moon shots, taken several hours apart. Well, to be honest,… Continue reading Fantastically Beautiful Magic Part II

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Happiness by Design: Fantastically Beautiful Magic

“There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul.” ― Victor Hugo, Les Misérables It was Sunday afternoon and I hadn’t yet written a blog post. (I am still working on one very special interview, but until that’s… Continue reading Happiness by Design: Fantastically Beautiful Magic