Creating Meaningful Rituals

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  There was a time where I really didnt like the idea of rituals. Anything too repetitive and intense felt a bit like brainwashing. I remember thinking that I was surely intelligent enough to get the message the first time … Read More

Future plans – when inspiration comes

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Sometimes an idea just strikes me and I have to do something about it.  This happened last week during the household auction viewing at Ashbeys in Cape Town.  In the backroom was a battered cast iron platform scale, the kind … Read More

Steal with your eyes

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I have just finished reading “Steal like an artist” by Austin Kleon.  This fun little book is published by Workman and available at Exclusive Books.   This book shares 10 lessons Kleon learnt as a budding author.  These lessons are … Read More

The stories behind things

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Without exception, all the things that I value have a story behind them.  These stories are based on either the origin of the item, its creation, or in some cases both origin and creation.   The faded canvas kitbag that … Read More