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listening for the singing.

i’d love to be able to capture my feeling and place it into the opening of this post because i’d love to share with a feeling of uplift, hope, optimism and all round head nodding pleasure. you might have read […]

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Getting started

I have started documenting the work being done to restore Russell Gardens. Today I caught up with the contractors putting in some new posts and paving stones. Next week there will be contractors laying tarmac which I will try and catch. Too often […]

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Russell Gardens, Dover

Blog about the work I am doing for a commission from Dover District Council to create an artist’s film and a series of drawings/monotypes resulting from my research into the history of Russell Gardens in Dover and its current use as a social space of work and recreation.

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Exhibition photograper

HI I’d like to find a professional exhibitions photographer to document developing and finished work to show case, or possibly in the event to respond to. It would work better if the photographer’s own work is concerned with texture, light/ […]

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Artist in Residence at Stiwdio Maelor

Artist in Residence in the attic studio at Stiwdio Maelor. This blog will support my residency research, documentation and process of making.

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Untitled blog post from "Degree Project"

At the moment my work is still heading in the same place, I am trying to figure out were my voice is through my artwork. I have had many different tutorials with my lecturers and the conversations come down to […]

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The Creative Cycle

This piece of writing is my own theory about how creative ideas come in a cyclical flow. I am going to write about my understanding of the creative cycle, how I define it and how I think it works. This is […]

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Time and Space

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here I’m in then. New studio at last. (I won’t go into the details of how here, that’s in the bursary blog ) Sarah handed me the keys and in that small, mundane gesture lay the truth. […]

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Secrets and Success

Well, you know how it is? Sometimes, you have to keep things secret until they are all signed and sealed, in case they all go horridy wrong, as a small girl once said… Dan and I spent much time looking […]

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Artists and Teachers and Artists

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here (Another plate caught and laid down gently on the table, another set gently turning) When things were stressful and unacknowledged and unappreciated, I stamped my feet, said I wasn’t going to teach again, because I […]

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Right then…

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here I am a great writer of lists. In this period of uncertainty, disappointment, and yes, lets be frank, horror at the behaviour of certain human beings who would, if asked, consider themselves cultured and civilised…. […]

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A trip to the V&A

On Tuesday I went for a trip to london I soon found myself walking the streets, reminiscing in my mind about the times I use to make these trips with my parents. (It seems like such a long time ago. […]

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How fate pushes you back into work

Work in both of these exhibitions. One for a good cause the other to shock. Life has many paths all unknown to us. Each future can never be predicted; each life awaits fate’s strange desires; each god inside us craves the […]

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How To Do Proper Networking

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here Networking Events are bloody hard work if you ask me. I’ve been to a few, wandering about with a weirdly flavoured crisp in my hand and a glass of warm white vinegar… or perhaps a […]

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28 days x 7hrs 24 minutes

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here I often make the comment that I have now rendered myself completely unemployable. It is only partly in jest. I now cannot believe how much of my working life I have spent marching to the […]

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It Feels Wrong

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here I write my blog as much for myself as my audience, possibly more. When I look back over it I get a feel for what is dominating my thoughts. If it feels wrong, I can […]

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The magic within a craft.

Recently I have been working on a piece that has consumed so much time and has been so labour intensive that every time I thought I had finished, the doubt flooded back like acid rain eroding a sandstone statue. The […]

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This Can’t Go On!

  AUDIOBLOG – Please click here To be honest I thought it was a bit of a cheeky application. I’m not doing a thing or making a thing. But I’m definitely at a turning point in my career, a point […]

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What did YOU do on your day off?

I’m trying not to think too much about everything that is going on around me at the moment.  If I think about it, I’ll start to panic, and if I do that, I’ll lose concentration and my work will start […]

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beginning notes for global essay

i wanted to post my beginning notes for my global essay, fictional notes for a work yet to be made.  i’ve renewed my membership so i’m all legitimised to do so. my notes begin in a business place some years […]

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I am back to AN.

Just rejoined the AN after 3 yrs absence and am planning.

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The Binge and the Pendulum

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here Is it a “me” thing? or an “artist” thing? or a “woman” thing? There’s not really any balance about any of it, there’s no “everything in moderation” about any of it either. I am a […]

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