Category Archives: Art

‘I’ll fix that later’: things that help when trying to write and look after a baby.

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Late night research and the Hidden Life of Trees

Followers of this blog may know that I’ve been working on a novel for some time (like ten years worth of time). I think it’s taken so long because it took me a while to work out what kind of … Continue reading

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Mothers day design – USA moms

Quite some time ago I posted this post in which I showed you a design I had created as a┬ávalentines day card for Mr Magpie when I was heavily pregnant with my first baby. A few people here, and else … Continue reading

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Trying to be a new parent and creative at the same time: Write everyday?

It’s been almost 9 weeks since I had my baby and I’ve been beginning to get back thinking about how to be a creative person, at the same time as being a new parent. It’s been quite a learning curve, … Continue reading

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New product on Redbubble: cloth face masks

Followers of this blog (hello!) will probably know that I have had a little shop on Redbubble for some time now. They emailed me in the last few weeks to say that they had added a new product on Redbubble … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Radical Kindness: Why writers and artists should practice it (Part 3)

[This is part 3 of a series of blogs about kindness. Please see parts 1 and 2 here] When I began writing these posts I kind of thought this would have been one of my ‘here are my random thoughts … Continue reading

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Design for Mothers Day – UK mums

A while ago I posted this post in which I showed you a design I had created as a┬ávalentines day card for Mr Magpie when I was heavily pregnant. A few people here, and else where said that they liked … Continue reading

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A thing I’ve been listening to, and you should listen to too: Scroobius Pip and Distraction Pieces Podcast

So while I’ve been getting steadily more and more pregnant I’ve been finding it a bit difficult to do things. However, that has meant that I have had a lot more time on my hands to sit in the bath … Continue reading

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A late Valentine’s card

I wanted to make a little update, I’m trying to get back to more regular postings, but still struggling a bit with feeling tired and fitting everything in. We managed to move house just before Christmas and have generally been … Continue reading

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Art and cats

So this has been my afternoon. Art and snoozing cats. Not too shabby huh. I also make art. You can things with my designs on at my shop here. Could even treat yourself if you wanted to. Just saying.

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