In Times of Trouble . . .

Today I will be thinking as, an artist, writer, storyteller, of all the positive things I can do during this time of the Corona Virus pandemic! I feel calm and resilient, but protective of the vulnerable, but unlike Cyclone Yasi, which our family went through and recovered from, we don’t know when this particular situationContinue reading “In Times of Trouble . . .”

Words and Pictures Reviewed by Renee Hills

Review of June Perkins’s Words and Pictures Tour (Queensland Art Gallery, Sept-November 2018) French artist Edgar Degas (1834 – 1917) famously said ‘Art is not what you see, but what you make others see’. This was truly my experience when I joined June Perkins’s tour of Words & Pictures. June’s interactive journey through the AustralianContinue reading “Words and Pictures Reviewed by Renee Hills”

Lullabies and cradle songs

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
Writing a Lullaby I am thinking about cradle songs and their origins. I am thinking of their patterns and intent. I am planning a poem about a refugee mother singing a lullaby. That lullaby is full of love and hope. That lullaby comforts them both. I am imagining where she…

Climb that Wall into Creativity

May your week be full of things that spur you to climb any wall keeping you back from achieving your dream, and don’t forget to have the climbing gear you need on hand and the perfect climbing boots…   I’m busy writing a chapter book and finding out lots of things about famous people andContinue reading “Climb that Wall into Creativity”

Finding the Zing

So today for PiBoIdMo – I was inspired by this post Plot Twists that Zing.  You just have to head over to it and have a read of that post and look at the books it talks about.  I just loved it! I am looking for story ideas that have a clever twist, an xfactorContinue reading “Finding the Zing”