RAMBLINGS

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Ramblings

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Artworks

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You can view some of my artwork via this link.

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PROJECTS

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Since 2014 we have worked tirelessly to improve the arts in south Hampshire. Through the founding of Live Art Local we have seen a number of our projects come to fruition including Sticks Gallery, Sticks Contemporary, Arts Able, and For Love And Money

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“Mental Health Checks for Seven Year Olds” A Dangerous Path


I write this while watching Channel 5’s Wright Stuff, the current news item is a proposal to “test” seven year olds for later mental health problems.  This is a horrific idea in my mind and one that I would actually protest happening.  I have reasons for this.  Not only am […]

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Mother’s Ruin


I know some mums feel oh so proud Of the lines they have accrued The silver lines, the softer flesh The marks that shout “I gave LIFE!”   But I lament,   They do not feel like badges of great pride Of proud battle scars that scream out “I am […]

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“Snapshot” Selected for Shape Open 2013


So on Friday I got the rather lovely news that my piece “Snapshot” had been chosen as one of the selected pieces for this year’s Shape Open first to be exhibited at The Nunnery: Bow Arts 3rd Oct — 27th Oct and then toured at various galleries around the country […]

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Wickham Festival 2013


So being the sick but busy person that I am, it is only now, a week after the Wickham festival that I have got a chance to post about it. Luckily for us we live very close to Wickham and so what with illness, lots of animals and 2 children […]

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Disability and worth


In this post-Capitalist society where you are judged it seems on purely monetary and aesthetic terms what are you worth when society deems you to be invisible? Since becoming wheelchair bound this is a question that I ponder a lot.  The way disability is portrayed by the popular press in […]

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Insomnia


Weary, Confused and Longing For a chance to sleep and to dream Feeling the memories of another day Slip between my fingers As my brain recycles through the wasteland Of the pointless things we believe Feeling my energy zapping As I fall through the cracks on the floor  

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Feminism is a feminist issue


1st day on earth

I have been quite quiet for a while on lovemakecreate, this is down to a number of factors (mostly family related) but now I am back with what at first may appear a quite controversial post.  It doesn’t mean to be but I worry some may take it that way. […]

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Stones Smashing into the Earth


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No don’t worry that’s not some kind of sensationalist headline.  No it is my son’s latest worry.  When I say worry that’s putting it rather mildly.  He has managed to convince himself that some stones are about to crash into planet earth and we are going to then crash into […]

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The Voice Final and why people depress me


It is not usual for me to feel compelled to write about a TV program.  But things happened on Twitter this eve that have made me want to say something. As a disabled woman I find the comments that I have seen on twitter this evening depressing and disgusting.  Even […]

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Sociophobia


Questions roaming from A to B I have no answers Only the loneliness of a questioning soul I see frameless heads on nameless walls I watch the world existing without me in it I am around people and drowning in a cacophony of sound Then I am alone again and […]

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