A year on…

Sunday Blog 62 – 20 November 2022 So clearly I haven’t had a professional follow up photo – but here I am, one year on from the 23rd November 2021 discovery within my gold diary’s pages that I’d had ENOUGH. It was time to quit the day job. I decided as well as quitting the …

Vale Hilary Mantel

Sunday Blog 54 – 25th September 2022 Recently I stumbled across this interview with Hilary Mantel from a couple of years ago where she asserts that writers can be productive by carving out just two hours per day. Admittedly these need to be golden hours where your energy is high and you’ve had enough time …

Sunday Blogiversary

Sunday Blog 52 – 4th September 2022 You read right, Sunday Blog 52 – which means I have been writing Sunday Blogs for one year of Sunday! I was initially inspired by the quote from the Seth Godin book Shipping the Work which is all about the concept of getting your creative thing (whatever it …

Wherever you go, there you are

Sunday Blog 49 – 14th August 2022 “I thought it was the job, but it’s just me.” I met a dear friend for coffee on this crazy full moon Friday. It was not me who said this, but it very well could have been. I had to say “me too, me too”. We both solemnly …

The idea of home…

Sunday Blog 47 – 31st July 2022 It’s Sunday morning in a Wheatbelt town and we’re closing out a Song Writing Retreat with a voice lesson in the church next to the Quindanning Hotel. The acoustics are amazing. We are doing vocal warm-ups, just singing sounds but no words. The magic that comes from voices …

Snagged on the to-do list…

Sunday Blog 38 – 29th May 2022 It’s a Saturday morning, after yoga and we’re having coffee. I haven’t been for a while so some of my fellow yogis ask me how it’s been going since I left work, almost exactly two months ago now. I reel off the things I’ve been doing – making …

Artist Dates

Sunday Blog 36 – May 15 2022 a weekly expedition to explore something that enchants or interests you Julia Cameron, author of The Artist’s Way, in a 2015 blog https://juliacameronlive.com/2015/02/24/the-magic-of-artist-dates/ About seven years ago I got serious about that classic book The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron and began my Morning Pages (three pages of hand-writing …