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seeing the trees

today is day 6 of my forest school level 3 leader/practioner training. i awoke feeling excited. my art practice now feels accompanied by a supportive, fun, holistic, connected to nature practice that is set to get better and better.   […]

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The Shape of Me

 AUDIOBLOG – Please click here When I first started out on the pursuance of some sort of art practice, I laboured under a bunch of misapprehensions, misunderstandings, and misconceptions about what me as an artist should look  like. For a […]

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gravity glue and the future

is there such a thing as grvity glue holding everything together for us and helping the future to be what the future will be? starting with a question gives me somewhere to begin and hopefully go some way to get […]

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learning the boundaries of who i am.

i like  to explore stuff.  the stuff currently is how to programme my first mobile game through a course on futurelearn.com . a risk of exploring is becoming lost.  on the course i have been lost for 2 out of the 4 […]

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“I just want to make the work”

  AUDIOBLOG – Please click here I have on top of the cupboard in my studio an old grubby padded bra. I have stuck glass-headed pins into it in a floral pattern on the outside, as if beaded. The points […]

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Practice

  AUDIOBLOG – Please click here I’ve been thinking about the educational contexts I find myself in… have found myself in… and how my work is influenced by my life in education…   My own early education wasn’t that unusual […]

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Beverages, Biscuits and Bacon

  AUDIOBLOG – Please click here I don’t usually do this sort of thing, but curiously, that sense of responsibility about the funding is actually changing my working practice. It will be interesting to see whether the changes remain once […]

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Precision and Mastery

  AUDIOBLOG – Please click here Thinking about Sonia Buoé’s response to my last post on nine women… Precision. Where does precision come from? My stitching is precise. Now, it is how my hands speak for me, and possibly other […]

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Learning to be an artist 2

I’ve learned to love the studio again. After months of agonising over what, where, how and especially why, I think I have resolved something. The coming together of practice and theory to develop an idea, not an illustration of the […]

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feeling better

i’ve been holed up with a cold over the weekend and today am really pleased to be feeling better. i’ve celebrated this by getting my arduino out and playing some more. today it’s been with a 7 segment led display. […]

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2014: My Year in Review

As we all try and combat the January blues (again), I find it a useful pick-me-up to reflect on the previous year hoping that it will serve up some interesting revelation. 2014 was a productive year for me; I entered […]

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writing as making

i’m having a making day today.  yum tiddly tum. yeah so ‘m having a making day and i’m having a bit of a block so have resorted to making via writing. writing affords me the space to create from my […]

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returning to rhythm

we’ve put the dceorations back in the loft, the youngest children have been rewarded for their dancing efforts last year and the bdo championship is hotting up.  i’m returing to my new year rhythm. with the final two thirds of the […]

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taking my own advice

i began this blog while in a bit of an upset state. as ever time has helped for the upset to unpack and reflection to occur. the big lunch extras experience has brought home to me about how important looking […]

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‘Vanitas n.02’, a new piece of work in progress

Vanitas are a style of still-life painting originating from the Netherlands in the early 17th century that bring together objects together objects that symbolise the inevitability death, the transience of life, and the vanity of achievements or pleasures. My piece […]

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who drives me

  once upon a time in the beginning contary to rumour   words.   another expression of interest made today.   language continues to be a problem, an issue, a contra point. nothing new.   well that’s not quite correct.

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Crisis of self

I feel like I’m talking and no one is listening. I send thoughts, words and work out into the world to little response or reaction. Do I have anything to say others wish to hear? Perhaps this is an inevitable […]

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