Art, Life, Communing, Learning – the ‘everything in one’ blog

Talking about Saaskai

Hi All! Here's my latest finished painting. I've called her Saaskia!  She’s painted in acrylic paints on canvas. Like many of my artworks, she’s taken a few years to evolve. Saaskia first started as a sketch that I made when I found myself down at the Sydney Dance...

Easing off the Grid

Easing off the Grid Today I'm talking with my gorgeous friend Karen about her family’s move north and their fabulous garden. Making the Move What made you decide to move up to Byron from Sydney? We always knew we would leave the city once we had a child - we just...

B is for Breathe

B is for Breathe This is the next instalment in my Communing with the Universe series. I like to ponder the different ways we can, through physical and creative means, engage in a broader, more satisfying dialogue with nature and the universe we live in. I think of...

Back to School for Adults

Less mess in 2019? Yes please! Let me introduce you to my Blue Feather carry-all pouch, pictured left. It's changed my life! And if you're heading back to work in the next few weeks, it could also change your life!I use my carry-all as a pencil case. And it's awesome....

The Rage Equation

The rage equation Have you felt the fury, recently?I would dare to suggest that even if you're the the most focused, positive person, you can still sometimes get sidelined by rage.It's a tricky thing. We feel rage because we care about life. If...

The Art of Adaption

The Art of Adaption ‘By simply doing what they are designed to do, something large and magnificence happens in this sense, they show us how to live, and that the only barometer you have is your heart.’ I recently watched the 2002 film, Adaption. I don’t remember...

Diary of a Tree Hugger

Diary of a Tree Hugger I was delighted to talk recently with my friend Tanya about her kinship with trees......  Tanya, I was so excited when you told me that you love to talk to your garden and you’re also prone to hugging trees when you feel the urge! Can you tell...