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Serenity and Misty Days

Hello my joys,

Happy spring or autumn, where ever you are in the world. I hope you’re enjoying the change in season. I want to share with you some recent work, misty days inspiration, some thoughts on perseverance and why living with passion and purpose can change everything. 

Perfect Harmony
beeswax and pure pigment on perspex
120 x 165 cm

This piece weaves multiple strands of hope and harmony and contains a spiritual soothing lightness. The inspiration, as is so often in my art, is nature. It’s spring here, and we are having the wettest time. It seems like the whole world is getting lots of rain. This wonderful white mist settles over the sea and islands—all most like a bridal veil.


New Zealand Beeswax, Frankincense, Pure Pigment, Charcoal on board
150 cm x 200 cm

It was such a shock to lose my mum this year. 2 days after I returned home to the Bay of Islands, after two weeks caring for her. Thankfully I can escape into creativity. I am loving the strength and beauty of black at the moment…black was my mum’s favourite colour.

There are so many reasons why throwing yourself into your passion and purpose is such a soothing balm. As I share in How To Find Your Passion And Purpose: Four Easy Steps to Discover A Job You Want and Live the Life You Love:

  • Passion helps people lead bigger lives.
  • Passion is an indispensable part of success.
  • Passion helps people achieve.
  • Passion energises people.
  • Passion liberates people. It lets them be themselves.
  • Passion opens up fresh horizons.
  • Passion is good for your health and helps you live longer.

What will passion do for you?

What I’m reading

I never get tired of re-reading this classic book. Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl’s memoir is riveted and offers comfort during these crazy times. I share a little more about Viktor’s experience and why following your passion, not your pension is the ultimate success strategy on my blog. 

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Serenity and Misty Days

The Joyful Artist

I am an artist, storyteller, intuitive guide, mentor and Reiki master. All my creations are infused with positive energy , inspiration, and light. I believe in magic and the power of beauty, joy, love, purpose, and creativity to transform your life. My greatest joy is helping your realize your dreams. That makes my soul sing!

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