It's not often I'm lost for words. I mean I use them for a living. I do talks and workshops, I write books, articles and try and do facebook posts without any typos - I can't afford to be lost for words! However for the first time in my life I found myself looking like … Continue reading What happens when you meet your idol.
Performance Artist Lauren Brincat had intended to film herself letting go of the 10 metre high board as part of a performance art piece …….however things didn’t go to plan. She couldn’t do it and backed out. Was she a failure? Or was the change of heart what made it a different work of art? … Continue reading How to turn failure into art
Life can be messy and complicated. It can often feel like a struggle. There’s so much information out there, so many distractions, so many seemingly important things to do, to think of and be aware of. But when it comes to kids and the important thingsthey need to know, it can be deceptively simple. They need … Continue reading HELPING KIDS MAKE FRIENDS WITH THEMSELVES
Photo: 'Ruby and the Sea'. We start life with an ocean of possibilities before us. With a curious mind and an open heart we set out on our journey. Exploring, discovering, getting lost, wandering, experiencing, finding. Then slowly over time something happens. The great ocean of possibility starts to scare us. And we stop exploring, discovering, wandering, … Continue reading You…. verses an ocean of possibilities
I was invited to be part of a podcast for a good friend and we were talking about having the courage to follow your own path and how that relates to finding your creative mojo. I attempted (quite badly as I forgot the last point Doh!) to quote something I heard social analyst Daniel Pink … Continue reading Are you missing these 3 things in your job (and your life)?
You may have seen the cover of Find Your Creative Mojo in bookshops, library shelves or around on social media, but the distinctive red cover didn't start out that way. I'm going to take you behind the messy, yet interesting scenes of how a book cover comes about. I’ll go right back to my early … Continue reading What really goes on behind the scenes to make a book cover
Back in 2001, this used to be called 'Fuel Bar'. After only a year of messing around with abstract painting techniques, I held an exhibition there as part of the Art Rage Fringe Festival. The festival was asking for submissions from new and experimental artists and I thought 'stuff it' and sent them some photos … Continue reading Find Your Own Lane