Skin Comfort: A Birthday Broadcast

Skin Comfort: A Birthday Broadcast

I usually reflect on my year with something visual but for this birthday, I've recorded a wee audio essay. It's only eight and a half minutes long - I hope you enjoy :)In case you prefer to read, or need a wee bit of help to understand me, here's the transcript: No...

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Twitter Poetry

Does anyone else still use Twitter in the era of Musk? I often head there to check in with authors, artists and other content creators who entered the platform many moons ago and still find it to be somewhere they can connect with their audience. It's somewhere that I...

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Mandala Secrets News + a Patreon Ceilidh

Mandala Secrets News + a Patreon Ceilidh

There are only ten days left in this current cycle of my signature Mandala Magic course, ALIGNMENT and I'd hoped that I'd be able to segue directly into opening the Mandala Magic School and its launch event, Mandala Secrets. After so many years of hosting the Five...

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The Art of Coorie (a creative retreat)

The Art of Coorie (a creative retreat)

There's a Scots verb that we use to describe the act of nestling into a space (or person) that feels particularly appropriate at this time of year - to coorie.  October is the month that sees me welcome the art of coorying. My particular version involves draping...

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Something New is Coming : The Mandala Magic School

Something New is Coming : The Mandala Magic School

It's been almost a year since I last blogged here. Honestly, it wasn't in the plan to be absent for so long. 2022 has just been really full and my attention has been somewhat diverted. If you're in my year-long program, Mandala Magic Alignment, are a member of one of...

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51 Notable Things in 2021

As we pass through the gateway of the winter solstice, I begin to see lots of messages about planning for the year ahead start to filter through. It's something that has always irked me. Like the focus of contemporary Hogmanay celebrations being all about the year...

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5 Days of Mandala Magic 2021 : FREE Mandala Workshop

5 Days of Mandala Magic 2021 : FREE Mandala Workshop

November is one of my favourite months of the year - not least because it's when I host my free 5 day mandala workshop event, the 5 Days of Mandala Magic! This event is a great introduction to the mandala magic art journaling process, which I've been developing for...

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If I Don’t Like It, Does It Matter?

If I Don’t Like It, Does It Matter?

I just spent a couple of weeks in my new art studio working on a painting I ended up not liking very much. But here's the thing - the 'it' wasn't what mattered. Don't get me wrong, I'd really have loved to produce something I'm proud of, especially as I was filming...

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What is Patreon?

I just celebrated my 2 year anniversary of being a Patreon creator! I know Patreon is still a new platform to many folk, so I decided to try and summarise how I work with Patreon and what benefits there are to joining me there. 🔸 Patreon is a platform that...

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Healing Justice for the Witches of Scotland

Healing Justice for the Witches of Scotland

That it happened some three to five hundred years or so ago makes this injustice no less pertinent. That it affected ordinary, everyday folk of whom an estimated 84% were women gives it much weight in terms of its relevance to all of us today. That this vile act was...

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Birthday Weekend Giveaway + Journal Flip Through

Birthday Weekend Giveaway + Journal Flip Through

I'm turning 50 years old this weekend, which is in many ways a surprise and in others not so much. Someone on Twitter recently posted that having been born in 1970, their marker for dates was the year 2000, therefore 1990 was ten years ago and 1985, fifteen... This is...

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