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A DIFFICULT STATEMENT TO MAKE

A DIFFICULT STATEMENT TO MAKE

I don’t usually do re-posts. And World IBD Day was three weeks ago…but an old friend of mine (and Brilliant Blogging Inspiration) does a special sharing page, and she recently posted about feeling comfortable in our bikinis and our skin. It all seemed to...
7 DAYS OF IBD

7 DAYS OF IBD

Like any of the blogs I have posted about illness and Crohn’s Disease, this one is a scary one for me to write. However, it is also one I feel compelled to write, to play my part in the global campaign to raise awareness. When I asked for support on...
JAPANESE POTTERY HAS A LESSON FOR ALL OF US

JAPANESE POTTERY HAS A LESSON FOR ALL OF US

As a child, I learned a great many lessons. Some I was taught by my big sisters, some I picked up from observation of the world around me, some I discovered the hard way and others I gleaned from little pearls of wisdom my mum passed my way. I am not about to try and...
CREATIVE ADRENALIN – MORE POWERFUL THAN ANY DRUG

CREATIVE ADRENALIN – MORE POWERFUL THAN ANY DRUG

Does anyone know who said this first? I’ll give you a clue – he was best known for Science, rather than Art, equations more specifically, and he was an undisputed genius. You guessed it. None other than Albert Einstein. In fact, he said a lot of things in...
EVERYONE IS A CRITIC

EVERYONE IS A CRITIC

As I sit here, sharing a Sunday evening snack of hot sugared popcorn with Lovely Man, my thoughts naturally drift to movies. I’ve seen a few at the cinema recently, trying hard to get back into my LA habits of at least one new release a fortnight. We all have...
FACE TO FACE WITH AN IDOL

FACE TO FACE WITH AN IDOL

I know I don’t usually start with a date, but this is going live as the first blog of April, when in fact it was scribbled in March. Does that matter? Actually, to me it does. You see, it was my only blog for March, purely due to overcrowding in the creative...