Welcome to the second in my Three Questions series, where I ask makers about their creative practices. I ‘met’ Maya through Instagram, where we have a shared interest in flowers – her photos of dahlias are inspiring! Maya writes rural romance novels for Allen & Unwin. Her two novels Bottlebrush Creek (2020) and Wildflower Ridge (2019) are all about […]
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I confess that I sobbed, loudly, through several chapters of this novel. Don’t let that put you off but just be aware that this is probably not a story to read if you are feeling sad or vulnerable. Perhaps wait until you feel stronger so that you can appreciate the wonderful writing and can empathise […]
Welcome to the first in my Three Questions series, where I ask makers about their creative practices. I met Sarah over 15 years ago (!) when I was Editor of a now-defunct quilting magazine and we bonded over fabric. Sarah is a quilter, fabric designer, author and teacher from Sydney, Australia. She has been designing contemporary, […]
Well, this is exciting! My first gardening column has been published in our local newspaper, the Southern Highlands Express. A new column will appear in the newspaper each month.
I’ve always been fascinated by creativity. It’s everywhere we look: in the way a person sets a table, arranges flowers, presents food on a plate, makes an item that didn’t exist before, or puts words together to form a story. But what is creativity? I like to think of it as the act of turning […]