Just Journal

Keeping a journal, writing down how you feel is wonderful therapy when embarking on a program of learning, change, and personal development. It is very powerful to get the thoughts out of our heads and onto paper for ongoing analysis and clarity. Simply bottling up or constantly thinking about ‘things’ can overwhelm us to the … Continued

Mosaics plus Mandalas equal MAGIC

Artists express themselves through their art, whatever that art form may be, and many create a signature style that is recognised immediately. Painters, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol are two that spring to mind. You can just about always pick their style and will hear their pieces spoken about as ‘that’s a Picasso or that’s … Continued

It’s a Sign

It’s a sign! Yes. Yes, it is. Literally and figuratively. There is something very appealing about mosaics. It’s not just the finished product, which of course is very pleasing to the eye, it’s potentially a metaphor for life. Think about it. Mosaics … is the bringing together of broken pieces to create something whole and … Continued

Mosaics and Mandalas

What is a mandala? NOUN a circular figure representing the universe (in Hindu and Buddhist symbolism) a symbol in a dream, representing the dreamer’s search for completeness and self-unity (in Jungian psychology) A few years back now, when I embarked on mosaicing my beloved long table, I stumbled into the use of circles (mandalas). I … Continued