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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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Friday fun

I wanted to share a quick pic of these origami elephants that I made last week for my boyfriend’s birthday. My normal creative MO is cutting paper, but I didn’t start there. Several years ago I became interested in paper … Continue reading

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Weekend work in progress

Spending Sunday hanging out with the telly and my blades…

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Building an audience: Redbubble, Threadless and Society6

When I first started this website I was thinking about different ways to try to make money out of my art. In the last few months I’ve been trying out a few different websites that enable you to do this, … Continue reading

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Alyssa Monks: Beauty in imperfections

I’ve just watched this TED talk by the painter Alyssa Monks about her art and how it changed after a the loss of her mother. Definitely worth a watch.

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Don’t for a minute think about stopping you lovely bunch of creatives

[EDIT: So I had a nice formal sounding title for this post, but then I went and changed it because this feels better in getting across what I want to say] I was procrastinating before work this morning and read this … Continue reading

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