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Mar 20, 2023

I remember sitting in a cafe with a group of UAS Hub members when Catherine and Lloyd turned to me and suggested I should start a podcast.

At that moment, I felt a sense of dread as I thought to myself "Ewww, I can't possibly learn and do another thing."
Despite feeling apprehensive, I had already been going live...

Mar 13, 2023

“I love pain“

“Bring it on”

“Pain sets me free”

These are words of advice from the book ‘The Tools’ by Phil Stutz and Barry Michels.


In their book, they advise shouting these words every time you have the feeling of fear / pain.

It might be right before you embark on something that makes...

Mar 6, 2023

How can you choose what direction to go in when you have a million ideas??


I remember my years at art school and being told the power of focussing my attention in a deeper way - I found it so frustrating.

But, after years of resistance I finally gave in to the art of focussing and it has helped me build...

Feb 27, 2023

Should you make art that sells?  Should you adapt your work so it sells?? Should you create landscapes in an abstract style as they sell for more?


In the past artists have come to me asking these questions but also telling me ‘I’ve been told my work is too commercial’ or ‘ my work isn’t commercial...

Feb 20, 2023

Last week I was sorting the kitchen drawer out, you know the drawer that everything gets dumped into?


I found my old school reports and wow, they were hard to read.  They brought tears.

Both painful tears and happy tears.


In this week’s episode I share personal insights into my past and how I went from despair to...