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Musings from the attic

Musings and thoughts from my studio.... 3rd April 2020 This is my first Blog from my Attic Studio ....... In these worrying, uncertain times, with COVID-19 Virus effecting every part of our modern society it seemed the ideal time to reflect on my art practice.  Social distancing and isolation are now the daily norm in the UK, so I decided to turn this isolation period into something positive for my studio work.  Hence this Blog,  it's something I've been meaning to do for a very long time - so here it goes!!!! Being in my attic studio for a few weeks now, has made me reflect about life and how very precious it is.  It's posed questions as to why I paint and what is the driving force behind my creative practice.  Although, this isn't the first time in the past couple of years that I've reflected on life, existence and human mortality.   Christmas 2017 As an artist it didn't occur to me that a serious illness could blight my painting practi