Wishes, dreams and faraway things …

If you are a dreamer come in If you are a dreamer a wisher a liar A hoper a pray-er a magic-bean-buyer If you’re a pretender come sit by my fire For we have some flax golden tales to spin Come in! Come In! – Shel Silverstein Maybe you are one of those people who […]

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100 Wishes

We can change our lives.  We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish. – Tony Robbins Yeah, I know, a dream list in disguise?  It may sound the same as a dream list, but this little technique is a really good way for you to begin the process of getting to the heart […]

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The Right P.A.G.E.

I made a huge to do list for today. I just can’t figure out who’s going to do it. – Unknown I detest planners – my road to hell is littered with them.  Over the years I have bought expensive ones, printables and bullet journals – in fact, you name it – I’ve tried it.  […]

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A Space to Create

I looked around the rooms that I did not see as rooms but more as a landscape for my emotions … – Anne Spollen, from The Shape Of Water I need a space to create.  Having a physical space cultivates my mental space, which helps my creative thoughts processes.  Not everyone needs this but I […]

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Chasing those darned good IDEAS!

I opened two gifts this morning.  They were my eyes. – Zig Ziglar At one time I would not have recognised a good idea if it jumped up, took me gently by the hands and waltzed me round the room, whilst whispering into my ear ‘I’m a darned good idea …!’ Fortunately, that has changed, […]

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Preparing for that good IDEA

The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before. – Neil Gaiman As children, my cousins and I used to chase rainbows on our bicycles.  We would peddle like fury to see who could get to the end first. Opinions varied as to what we might find – David and Barry […]

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Afterthought

We do not learn from experience … we learn from reflecting on experience. – John Dewey I’ve wanted to include a series of pauses along my creative path for a while. Something to remind me that I just need to stop and reflect far more than I have thus far in this life. I couldn’t […]

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Darned Apostrophe t’s Inferno!

Change ‘I can’t’ into ‘I can’ and pretty soon you will say ‘I did’. – Unknown I should really be doing … – Can’t Be Bothered I should make some plans … – Can’t Be Bothered I should eat less … – Can’t Be Bothered I should drink less … – Can’t Be Bothered I […]

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Creativity is for Everyone

Creativity is seeing what everyone else has seen, and thinking what no one else has thought. – Albert Einstein Way back when, I believed that creativity was the sole preserve of those who either wrote books, painted, squeezed out a tune or two or built things, which meant I avoided anything remotely connected to the ‘C’ […]

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Pigeon Hole Paper

Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up. – A A Milne You are probably wondering what setting up a system of paper management has to do with creativity but, believe me, the biggest benefit from getting organised is that it frees up […]

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