Category: Creative

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… Continue Reading “Cherish the Challenge”

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… Continue Reading “A Holme-made tale of international success and personal satisfaction”

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… Continue Reading “From Postie to Peonies, one woman’s path to starting her small business…”

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… Continue Reading “Glow with the flow…”

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… Continue Reading “Spring into the Seasons and feel that creativity surge”

Getting creative with the kids

Hi everyone, it’s finally getting a little warmer out there, but with the half-term holidays this week, it’s always good to have a back up for those rainy days. When I get desperate for the teenager to break her current obsession with the entire… Continue Reading “Getting creative with the kids”

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… Continue Reading “The value of connecting kindness with curiosity”

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,… Continue Reading “Looking for the lightbulbs…”

It’s never too late to pick up a pen, a needle, a paintbrush, … your dream.

Hi there, I’m coming to you at the grand new (not old) age of 45 after my birthday last week and whilst it feels a little scarier to be now closer to 50, than 40, each year that passes in my forties, I seem… Continue Reading “It’s never too late to pick up a pen, a needle, a paintbrush, … your dream.”

Reflect to Reset

Looking back to get the best view forwards There are some people who will have gone all guns-blazing into the New Year with a whole set of resolutions, that by now have probably started falling off the wagon…. but what’s the rush? Isn’t it… Continue Reading “Reflect to Reset”