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Teary Ballerina’s and learning to change the way I think. Again.

If there is one scripture that I have cliched, wrapped in gladwrap and handed out with ease, it is Philippians 4: 8… Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such things. Whatever Read more about Teary Ballerina’s and learning to change the way I think. Again.[…]


learning to be flexible enough to dream again

I have always been a dreamer, a big believer and a people collector. From the earliest age I can remember, I was the producer, the director, the dance teacher and the event coodinator. We would arrange lavish productions for our family and friends, with oranges down leotards and lipstick for days. I dreamed of creative Read more about learning to be flexible enough to dream again[…]


when making fills my enough tank.

There are many days in my creative journey that suck the life out of our inspiration tank. At the moment I am calling it my “enough tank” “I don’t have enough” “enough is enough” “That’s enough” Tank. You know the little void in our souls that I am talking about. It is the place that Read more about when making fills my enough tank.[…]


Going back to university on a curious quest

My posts of late have been quite emotion packed. It was never our intention to unpack our deep and raw from this book, in front of our online audience, but one of the greatest privileges’ of this season has been to read your stories. The emails, the facebook messages, the comments. Your stories encourage my story. Read more about Going back to university on a curious quest[…]


Makers who find healing

Every day my son Maximus and I have a silent ritual. We take our baby Liberty to bed, we put her sleep bag on, we sneak out of her room, count one, two, three and take a deep breath and run to our making stations. Maximus calls himself a master builder. The lego movie came Read more about Makers who find healing[…]


embrace the good, the bad and the wonderful about you.

The last few days have been a sniffle fest at my abode, so I have locked my family away, with the heater on and chicken soup on the stove. My knitting needles have been clacking and pyjamas have become my home. I have been playing around with Lisa Messengers Daring and Disruptive Playbook and a Read more about embrace the good, the bad and the wonderful about you.[…]


the inbetween

Most nights this summer, as I have seen a flash of pink hit the sky, we have run out to our little position on the stairs and watched the sun say goodbye to the day. Lately there have been many bush fires, so the sunsets have been somewhat bittersweet. The bush fire smoke throws a Read more about the inbetween[…]