Category: creative ambitions

Why Curiosity is key for me…

Hello and Happy Easter to you all, I thought it might now be the time to introduce myself a bit more, now that I’m further along this blogging road and explain how The Curious Creative Club all came about. So, this is me, when…

Underneath fear lies great opportunities

The last four weeks of Blog posts, where I’ve probed deep into the psyche of our local creatives, have been truly fascinating and inspiring and it has just made me even more determined to encourage people to try living a more creative life, because…

You’ve got to seize the opportunities…

Today’s interview is with someone I met through the fabulous Shelley Art Group, Nigel Proud. As with everyone who comes to this group, Nigel was friendly and welcoming to me when I joined. At that point I was a complete novice and had the…

Cherish the Challenge

Hi everyone, I just wanted to pop in, in the middle of my four interviews with local creatives to say ‘Hi’ and share a few thoughts about my week. It’s been a challenging one to be honest, snippets of weird things going wrong but…

A Holme-made tale of international success and personal satisfaction

This week I‘m interviewing Carole Heaton from Holmemade With Love, a local crafter, designer and producer of beautiful hand-made gifts and home goods, living in the gorgeous Holme Valley. We talk about what is really important to her in her business, where she’d like…

From Postie to Peonies, one woman’s path to starting her small business…

Hi everyone, it’s my 10th Blog Post today yeah! When I started out I didn’t have a clue how it would go or if I’d have enough to talk about to you all but thankfully I never even have to think about it, I…

Glow with the flow…

It’s Monday and usually I’ve written my blog post by now or at least done most of it on the Sunday night but as my husband goes to Vegas for a week today (with work, it’s a tough gig, I know), my mind is…

Spring into the Seasons and feel that creativity surge

How amazing was the weather this weekend?. I don’t think I’ve ever known it to feel like Spring this early in the year, in February no less! It’s been so beautiful and just makes me realise the huge impact the weather can have on…

The value of connecting kindness with curiosity

So, as I write this I’m still on a high from last week which was pretty nerve-wracking, exciting, mind-blowing and so fulfilling, all at the same time. What am I on about you may ask? Well, I bit the bullet and delivered my first…

Looking for the lightbulbs…

Hi there curious folks, this week I want to talk about lightbulbs and I don’t mean the kind that I’m still waiting for my husband to change (it’s been over 6 months, the spotlights are really high up I admit, but above my wardrobe,…