Hunger.

Repeat I'd forgotten that these lines of mine weren't meant for the repeat: erase and redraw. Though your gaze traced the outline of something more suited to conform. The shapes and colours I'll move through linger for you no more. Clean. Dirty. Naughty. Cheat. All words which have found their way into our vocabulary about …

Body Positivity.

A good friend recently asked me what my thoughts were on body positivity. A new body positivity society has recently started at our university (one of those 'why didn't I think of that?' moments) and she was writing an article for them. Our conversation got me thinking about how body positivity has impacted my life. …

Breakfast.

The most important meal of the day? Or an excuse to make pretty food which must be photographed before eating? Either way, it's clear that breakfast has evolved since the cereal boxes and flimsy toast of yesteryear. Up until recently I worked most weekends which left little time for elaborate breakfasts. So when a day …

Lines.

This was a life drawing study I did about a year ago now. It was the first time I'd attended a class and a long time since I'd returned to art after my school years. I was nervous about what I could create in a room filled with cool, confident and arty students who held …

Beginnings.

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN When we climbed the slopes of the cutting We were eye-level with the white cups Of the telegraph poles and the sizzling wires. Like lovely freehand they curved for miles East and miles west beyond us, sagging Under their burden of swallows. We were small and thought we knew nothing Worth knowing. …