How to create a year of …

Establishing a personal “Year Of” is one way of finding new possibilities, thinking about them and enjoying the benefits they can bring. It works by focusing attention and encouraging continued focus over the full 12 months. The benefits then flow through to subsequent years.

In contrast, New Year resolutions often lead to …

2013 Will Be The Year Of …

I’ve started collecting stories about perspiration.  What makes you sweat?  There’s the one about the lady who boarded the bus each morning, dripping of sweat after walking up a long hill.  Passengers visibly cringed as if to say “Please don’t sit next to me!” What does this have to do with new year resolutions? ForContinue reading “2013 Will Be The Year Of …”

Collage, chaos and change

The word, collage, comes from the French coller, “to glue”. It’s a very pre-digital activity.

I started using collage as a way of salvaging photographs and paintings that didn’t work. It evolved into an end in itself when I found myself picking up the camera for the sole purpose of creating a collage.

Photography is often described as a way of seeing. Dissecting the images and re-arranging them pushes that idea further. The action reminds me that …