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Fiddly and the Dilly-Dally

Creating something can be a fiddly business. It can be extremely time-consuming and laborious. This isn't to say that it's not enjoyable, but it can be a painstakingly looooong process, full of yes/no, maybe/maybe-not, will/wont I, dilly/dally...

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Homus Interuptus

I love working from home.

I love it because I have small children, and it means I can fulfil my role as a mother and a musician simultaneously. Yes, it does mean a lot of juggling, some rule-setting (for the kids AND for me), and I’ve had to organise a dedicated space from which to work, but I like it! What I don't like are interruptions...not from the kids (because that's just the way things are with young children), but from people who don't seem to understand that you WORK from home.

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A Gem Amongst Gems

I wrote this in response to fellow creative Karin Taylor today, and thought I would share it, as I feel it relates to all of us artists...

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When Up Goes Down

The see-saw of having a creative vocation is a never-ending cycle. Inspiration soars, and then just as quickly disappears. 

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When Opportunity Knocks

I'm a big believer in creating your own opportunities instead of waiting around for someone else to make an offer, but there are those rare times when opportunity does seem to knock of its own accord. Then what?

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