The Hole Within: NaNoWriMo 2010

November is nearly upon us, and you know what that means? NanoWrimo! If you’re not familiar with NanoWrimo, it stands for National Novel Writing Month, and you can find out more about it here. Now, I did create a profile last year, and I had a vague idea of a story which I started and […]

Posted October 16, 2010 in Creative Writing
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Autumnal Art & Craft Ideas

Autumnal Art & Craft Ideas

Now that the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness is upon us, you may be feeling a bit down. The summer sun has vanished, to be replaced by torrential rain and chilly winds. The trees and plants that were recently blossoming and blooming are starting to look brown, bare and shrivelled and your shorts, flipflops […]

Posted October 1, 2010 in Arts & Crafts, Creative Writing
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My Poem Published!

My Poem Published!

I’m really chuffed because one of my poems, ‘Tess and the Priceless Treasure‘ has been selected to be published in an anthology called Poetry Rivals 2010: A New Dawn Breaks. This is the first time my work will be published on paper (as opposed to on websites) so I’m really excited as you can imagine. […]

Posted August 9, 2010 in Creative Writing
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How to Make Soap Cupcakes

How to Make Soap Cupcakes

  Soap making is one of my favourite hobbies, and recently I decided to mix things up by creating some soap cupcakes for my friend’s birthday. I made them mostly using ingredients from my kitchen cupboard with a few cosmetic ingredients like melt and pour soap base, cosmetic colourants and fragrances. Some great websites for […]

Posted August 8, 2010 in Arts & Crafts
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Get Creative at the Beach!

Get Creative at the Beach!

This month I’ve been thinking about the ways the beach can inspire us. It can be a great place to go to clear your mind as you listen to the sound of the waves, and the beautiful scenery can give you ideas for art projects. As well as that, the beach is full of natural […]

Posted August 8, 2010 in Arts & Crafts
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