plate of apples, damsons, figs and blackberries

September Days

September is always a prominent marker in the year. It makes me think of sharp pencils and new shoes; reading suggestions and equipment lists; scratched hands picking shiny blackberries and apples eaten straight from the tree.

Summer Loving

It feels as though summer may have peaked and is about to start slowly drifting away. Time to make the most of the warm, sunny days, to take stock and enjoy some snippets of happiness.

A Summer’s Day

The challenge today on Slamseys Journal is to spend fifteen minutes sketching the everyday and while I’m not going to…

Concertina sketchbooks filled with marks, collage, prints

Finding a Creative Buzz

One of the difficulties with creative activities is coming up with great ideas and completing the project. Recently, I’ve found a new creative buzz for generating ideas.