Creativity in Lockdown

My creativity has wavered throughout Lockdown. At times, I have felt unable to write or draw. This has usually been in times of emotional upheaval or lockdown fatigue. I needed to concentrate on self care and rest. I did try to write small amounts in a journal. Another thing that has helped with this difficultyContinue reading “Creativity in Lockdown”

Nature and Lockdown

This second time round is hard. A lot of people are running on empty. The line of our lives pre Covid has started to  blur, like the flickering end of an old movie. Loss has made us feel  tired, frustrated and sad. But, we’ve all shown compassion for each other. Love for each other canContinue reading “Nature and Lockdown”

A music sized hole

Many of us have cancelled gigs, festivals, theatre and music events this year. It’s left a huge gap that’s been hard to fill. I wrote this poem about it during lockdown. I’m sharing it now, alongside a picture from a local artist. Jamie’s picture (shared during #inktober20) really expresses the joy and atmosphere of liveContinue reading “A music sized hole”