Robin Williams, Demi Lovato, Catherine Zeta Jones, Mily Cyrus, Michael Phelps, Hugh Laurie, Winston Churchill, J K Rowling, Dame Kelly Holmes, Tony Adams, Frank Bruno, Ellie Goulding, David Beckham, Glenn Close, J F Kennedy, Buzz Aldrin, Steve Jobs, Charles Dickens The above are well known people – actors/performers, scientists, Prime Minister/President, top athletes, writers –… Continue reading Time to Talk Day – Thursday 1 February 2018
Sometimes we come across a song where we can totally relate to the lyrics and it produces a strong emotional response. I hadn’t come across this song before until the lyrics were shared with me by someone at work. The song is aptly named ‘This is me’ from ‘The Greatest Showman’. The lyrics can be… Continue reading Music that speaks to us
The title of this post was inspired by the title of Simone Biles autobiography; I could really relate to the words when I glanced at the cover as my daughter was reading it. Working with depression and anxiety is challenging when you keep it hidden and it takes courage to soar above the stigma that… Continue reading Courage to soar
To start off 2018’s creative year I’ve been writing some projects in my new craft planner. I’ve been after a craft planner for ages and I got one for Christmas – one happy person 🙂 Although I do have to admit when I was filling it in I did start feeling very anxious about all… Continue reading Being weird/abnormal
I don’t like New Year. Every year I feel a huge sense of relief that I’ve got through everything life has sent me that year but also a sense of ‘oh no’ I’ve got another year to get through. Everyone else seems to love New Year and can’t wait to party and drink whilst I’m… Continue reading Is it wrong not to like New Year?
Not a lot of stitching done this week. Just finished off a Christmas present but I can’t post a picture of that yet. I can show you something I made earlier in the year – another cushion made from my daughter’s old Christmas pyjamas. A small cushion this time as she was very small when… Continue reading It feels like Christmas
A lack of stitching this week, instead I’ve been lucky to be involved with organising a crafting lunch at work. As part of Disability History Month work has been showing how being creative can benefit your mental and physical health. So my office organised a crafting lunch to showcase difference ways of being creative and… Continue reading Crafting lunch for mental health