Love Letters to the World: How to Cultivate Connection With the Stranger on the Park Bench

“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” ― Kurt Vonnegut I've been hiding little love notes all over my city. I've been going through a lot of personal life changes lately, … Continue reading Love Letters to the World: How to Cultivate Connection With the Stranger on the Park Bench

Transforming Public Space: Exploring Street Art in Four Cities

"It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look. To affect the quality of the day - that is the highest of … Continue reading Transforming Public Space: Exploring Street Art in Four Cities

Photo Journey Part 5

The 30 Days of Creativity adventure continues! Day 21: Doodle Something and Document it: Day 22: Explore a Neglected Body Part Day 23: Transform Something Boring and Mundane into Something Interesting Day 24: Capture Something Vibrant! Day 25: Capture Something in Black and White 21. [find your spark]: I was trying to find a message … Continue reading Photo Journey Part 5

Ways of Seeing – How to Transform the Mundane into Wonder

Ahh, so the patience and gentleness and breathing and leaning-into-the-discomfort-of -feeling-blocked worked wonders. The pause. The space. The letting go. I woke up this morning groggy, but way more grounded. Behind my heavy eyes, the old excitement hid. I could feel it. I left for my walk to work and everything was illuminated with wonder … Continue reading Ways of Seeing – How to Transform the Mundane into Wonder

Photo Journey Part 1

30 Days of Creativity Days 1-5 Capture an Interesting Texture Capture Something from a Different Angle Find Something with Primary Colours Capture Something Sensual Take a New Route/Explore a New Area and Document It cracked chocolate creme brulee a peek inside my martini glass (with a chocolate kiss at the bottom) rainbow flag draped over … Continue reading Photo Journey Part 1

Love is….the 30 Days of Creativity Challenge

So, the kick-your-ass (in a really good way) inspiring 30 days of creativity project begins again today! Holy crap, I can’t believe it’s been a year already since I first made my attempt at it. To be honest, I initially hesitated about committing myself to it (last year, a deficit in self-reflection and lack of … Continue reading Love is….the 30 Days of Creativity Challenge