Category Archives: Creativity

All things creative.

A Button Tree!

Last spring, five lovely ladies joined me over the course of six weeks to explore tools for healing and growth. We so enjoyed our discussions that we decided to keep meeting. Using Don Miguel Ruiz’s book, The Four Agreements, as the … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is the Big Day – Come Launch With Us!

Well, it’s finally here! Lyndsay and I hope you can join us. We’ll talk about the creation of Down in the Jungle. Lyndsay will show you how she did the illustrations on her computer. We’ll read the story. And then … Continue reading

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Another Page From Our Jungle Newsletter

Here’s what Lyndsay and I wrote in the February newsletter (click here to see the previous instalment) A message from the author:  I’m sure the most common question asked of authors is, “How do you get the ideas for your stories?” … Continue reading

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You are invited!

It is so exciting to be able to send out this invitation! We’ve held the vision of a Mother’s Day weekend launch for months. I even asked Inez to book the library for us well before we knew if it … Continue reading

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Play First, Work Later? Puhleese!

Julia Cameron has been one of my mentors for a very long time. I have worked through her 12 week program, outlined in The Artist’s Way, several times–alone and in pairs, triads and larger groups. It never gets old; there’s … Continue reading

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And sometimes our artistic creations turn out even BETTER than planned

This is the view from my bedroom window. This is a rainy day picture because I didn’t seize the moment to snap a shot the other day when the sun was streaming in the window so beautifully, but that’s beside … Continue reading

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And sometimes our artistic creations don’t go exactly as planned

When we moved into our current home, the view from my kitchen window was of the neighbour’s garage. Nice neighbours. Ugly garage. Since I spend so much time in my kitchen, I wanted to see something beautiful when I looked … Continue reading

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