The White Rabbit

The White Rabbit

A faux pas is an embarrassing act or remark in a social setting.  It’s happened to us all and we quickly learn not to do it again. The difference between a faux pas and a mistake is huge – humungous – because mistakes can be the best thing that can...
Finding Zen

Finding Zen

Routine:  drill, practice, procedure, pattern.  Ritual: ceremony, protocol, order, custom.  Zen: the value of meditation and intuition. Even the most aspirational artist experiences challenges, so what exactly is it that gets you through your day?. That daily grind...
The Attitude of Learning

The Attitude of Learning

Learning is a skill, but it’s also an attitude.  Memorising facts and figures, for some, is where it’s at – but that can be risky – where’s the solid footing?  And it’s from that substantial knowledge base, that understanding...
Stitch Nirvarna

Stitch Nirvarna

‘The rhythm of the stitch simply takes over.  Like gossamer, my threads spin an exquisitely protective web about me. Heaven, here I come.’  Cathy Jack Coupland And that’s just the way I like it, thank you very much.  Once I’m at my machine that...