Digital Art Poldark Style!

One of my many obsessions is creating digital art. Sometimes I spend hours starting with a raw image, developing it, changing it until I create something I like.  I do this with many different types and styles of images, often when I take a photo I am thinking of how I can manipulate it. On… Continue reading Digital Art Poldark Style!

We are all members of the ‘Bad Mums’ Club!

After watching the Bad Moms movie starring Mila Kunis, Kristin Bell, Jada Pinkett-Smith and Christina Applegate I just had to write this post.  I picked this movie as I needed a 'Chick Flick' with laughs and something to relax in front of. ~~~ Little did I know that I would end up feeling so inspired,… Continue reading We are all members of the ‘Bad Mums’ Club!

A Fusion of a Fighter and Survivor

Am I survivor or a fighter... or am I both? So this is something I have given a lot of thought to and since writing this post I've realised that, after everything I've been through, I am a 'Fusion of a Fighter and Survivor'. In the cancer community some class themselves as survivors and some… Continue reading A Fusion of a Fighter and Survivor

Why you shouldn’t use the ‘Hit by a Bus’ analogy when talking about Cancer

As many cancer fighters, survivors and people fighting other life threatening illnesses will know some comments, phrases or misguided efforts at making you feel better actually have the opposite effect.   And while they are meant in the best possible way they often leave you feeling even more isolated and upset.  Mainly because it means that… Continue reading Why you shouldn’t use the ‘Hit by a Bus’ analogy when talking about Cancer