• Kindness,  Word of the Year

    Kindness is…

    Spring has sprung and we’re galloping headlong into the final quarter of 2018. Christmas is just around the corner, and it’s generally the busiest time of the year, so I decided that a recap of what I’ve learned about kindness so far would be in order to help me focus and make it through in one piece. So here we go … kindness is … Kindness is taking time to stop and to appreciate the blossoms on the tree that are there for such a short time. This is my tree out the back, and even as I type the wind is making the petals drift down like snow. Kindness…

  • Kindness,  Word of the Year

    Kindness – my word for 2018

    This article was first posted on my Robertson Studios blog on 7 January 2018. Further kindness updates can be found here, but from now on I will be posting wordy articles and updates on this blog. “In a world where you can be anything, be kind”  – Unknown That is the mantra that I will use to set my intention for the year ahead, and I have chosen KINDNESS to be my guiding word. Why did I choose kindness? It’s one of those serendipity things really. I started thinking about my hopes for this year in early December, collected a list of words that I felt fit the bill, and let it…

  • Miscellany

    I’m writing again!

    It has been a long time since I had a personal blog to share my thoughts. I closed my old one about four years ago when I felt that it had run it’s course. I’ve been blogging about my art for about 12 years now, but I am feeling the itch to write about other topics again too.  I have no idea how often I will write, or even what I will write, but I do know that this is as good a place as any to practice. Sharing is caring:0