Around the fire…

the fire never quite goes out. stories reveal themselves, songs are made up or remembered spirits are dancing around us. potatoes are cooked in foil, hot cocoa sipped slowly, or not. embers are red and hot at the end of sticks. the heat on our faces, the smell of fire in our hair and clothes… […]

the heating is on

The heating is on, the cupboard is well stocked, with almond milk, cocoa and xylotol. my watercolour paints are out and the CD player is not skipping, for once. a few good books to catch up with, warm wooly socks, a good film for later and a big thick duvet to cuddle under. come on […]

Creativity as a Daily Practice…

“Life is a journey, not a destination” – Ralph Waldo Emerson. Our world has been turned upside down recently, as we moved house… We left an old cottage in the woods for a more urban dwelling in a very quiet town on the edge of the forest. We had to readjust a little bit to […]