07946 044936
®

Catching Fireworks

Deborah Henry-Pollard: Creative Coaching

Blog

view:  full / summary

Take Five with Brad Kenny

Posted on 20 January, 2020 at 8:15 Comments comments (0)


Brad Kenny is an international contemporary artist, with works in collections in the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, Switzerland, Germany, Spain and Russia.

 

With an MA in Fine Art from the University of Chichester, Brad is attracted to Expressionist characteristics of strong colours, abstraction/distortion and individual experience...

Read Full Post »

Are You An Imposter?

Posted on 15 January, 2020 at 7:05 Comments comments (0)




Many years ago, I read a book by respected journalist (and later MP) Martin Bell. Amongst all his fascinating experiences and insightful analysis, there was one little bit which jumped out at me as a revelation.


He said he was always waiting for the moment when someone realised that he didn’t know what he was talking about.


What?! But sur...

Read Full Post »

The Difference a Decade Can Make

Posted on 8 January, 2020 at 8:10 Comments comments (0)

 


"We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten.

Don't let yourself be lulled into inaction."   

Bill Gates

 


If you are making plans for where you want to be in ten years ti...

Read Full Post »

Attitude

Posted on 2 January, 2020 at 3:45 Comments comments (0)


 


"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."

Maya Angelou

 

 

The last year has just come to an end and the new year has just begun. Fact. But how do you view that fact?


Do you see last year as a wasted opportunit...

Read Full Post »

Christmas Greetings!

Posted on 18 December, 2019 at 4:05 Comments comments (0)



 

and all best wishes for a marvellous 2020

- the beginning of a new decade!

 

The Catching ...

Read Full Post »

Christmas Lessons on Time Management

Posted on 11 December, 2019 at 5:20 Comments comments (0)


Photo by Barry Plott from Pexels


 

I had a conversation with a freelance colleague recently about Christmas and the lessons we can learn from it.


As a freelancer, with a freelancer husband, she was talking about the dilemma of having to work for some of the time during the holiday period, whilst also wanting to give their young children a...

Read Full Post »

Take Five with Helena Appio

Posted on 4 December, 2019 at 4:45 Comments comments (0)



Helena Appio is a multi faceted creative with parallel careers as an award-winning film-maker, textile designer, artist, writer and educator. Her creative output defies easy classification but exhibits a profound commitment to the stories of humble people existing outside the media limelight, whose everyday work makes a difference in the world. 

Helena...
Read Full Post »

A Thank You Goes a Long Way

Posted on 27 November, 2019 at 4:40 Comments comments (0)



Let me tell you a story.


A woman has a painting which was created for and given to her late father.


Enjoyed during his lifetime, the painting continued to give the woman pleasure after his death, for itself and for the family link.


After a few years, the woman decided the get the painting reframed, to suit her new home and ...

Read Full Post »

Take Five with Ruth Thomas

Posted on 20 November, 2019 at 4:40 Comments comments (0)

 


Ruth Thomas is a printmaker who graduated in 1985 with a degree in Fine Art. Then she concentrated on painting, collage and drawing. Since the early 1990s Ruth has concentrated on etchings, screenprints and drypoints but the process which allows her to express herself best is collagraph, a print from a collage, particularly an intaglio print. (If you folow her on Facebook or Instagram, you will see f...

Read Full Post »

Too Early To Start Thinking About Next Year?

Posted on 7 November, 2019 at 4:15 Comments comments (0)


Photo by Bich Tran from Pexels


Does this seems familiar? January 1st, all fired up with good New Year intentions, you decide you are going to lose weight, exercise, eat more healthily, read more, learn an language…


You try to change everything at once and it all gets too much. You g...

Read Full Post »

Rss_feed