2021 Evaluation 28.12.21

2021 Evaluation 28.12.21

So it’s the end of 2021, & what a year it’s been! It’s certainly been a tough year for most people.  I myself have found it very tough going through my diagnosis of autism & having a crash course in understanding that. I am now at the second stage of...

“A poster boy for art therapy” 18.12.21

“A poster boy for art therapy” 18.12.21

I am very grateful to finally be in this position to share my experience with art therapy & hopefully help others in the process. Please take a few minutes to read through the latest article on me featured in Quays Life by the brilliant Lorraine Worsley-Carter...

Neurodiverse Masking..  08.12.21

Neurodiverse Masking.. 08.12.21

One of the big things we all go through in life is being judged. We live in a very judgemental society. I am used to being judged, it’s all I remember from being young. Judged for my colour on my street as child is one of (if not thee) earliest things I remember. This...

An Evening in Wonderland for RMHC 19.11.21

An Evening in Wonderland for RMHC 19.11.21

So on Friday it was the Ronald McDonald House Charities ‘Evening in Wonderland’ Gala event which took place at The Point, Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester. RMHC are an independent charity providing FREE home from home accommodation for families with poorly...

The Van Gogh Experience.. 18.11.21

The Van Gogh Experience.. 18.11.21

It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done VVG. I regard myself as an artist, but also as a student of the life experience.  As...

SafeStart School Launch (Art Unveiling) 22.10.21

SafeStart School Launch (Art Unveiling) 22.10.21

It was great to have been asked by the head of the new Safestart School in Ashton to create some artwork which represents the school.  The school already has my Manchester ‘Bees About Town’ collection dotted around on the walls so was great to design a new piece...

3 Years for Loveartpix 17.10.21

3 Years for Loveartpix 17.10.21

Today marks 3 years since I first posted on social media as Loveartpix & what a journey it has been. I have met so many amazing & inspiring people. People I would never have dreamed to have ever been in contact with without art.Around the time I came up...

Train Naming Ceremony ‘Pride of Cumbria’ 01.10.21

Train Naming Ceremony ‘Pride of Cumbria’ 01.10.21

Today I was lucky enough to have been invited to the private Train naming ceremony which was held at Barrow-in-Furness station. I was excited & intrigued to attend as it’s not everyday you get an invite to such an occasion. I have a formed a great relationship...

Harry Billinge MBE LdH 14.09.21

Harry Billinge MBE LdH 14.09.21

I first saw Harry Billinge MBE LdH 2 years ago on breakfast TV talking about the D Day Normandy landing in 1944. Watching this powerful interview I was moved to tears with how humble Harry said ‘don’t thank me, and don’t say I’m a hero. I...