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New Year, New Diary

New Year, New Diary

It’s a new year, actually a whole new decade! I have high hopes that this year and the coming decade will be filled with dreams coming true and hope for the future blossoming in new generations. But when I think of all the things I want to create I get a little overwhelmed. There are […]

Nanami Cafe Notebook

Nanami Cafe Notebook

History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside. John F. Kennedy Did you know that writing paper from Japan can be as thin as 52 gsm? I used to think that the copy paper I use for […]

Index Cards | Delicious ambiguity

Index Cards | Delicious ambiguity

Some stories donít have a clear beginning, middle and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing whatís going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity. Gilda Radner I’ve been playing on some Index cards (that is, filling them with colors). It’s a daily challenge […]

Journaling practice: Ask Questions

Journaling practice: Ask Questions

Asking questions is a good place to start any relationship. But how often do you stop to ask some really important questions to yourself? And then taking time to really answer them, no bull shit allowed? The questions, as well as the answers, are often easier to find than you might think… Related PostsArt Journal […]

Art Journal Peek: Starburst

Art Journal Peek: Starburst

I believe that we learn new things by doing. If you want to learn how to be more creative, you’ve got to start doing something. It is really great to be allowed (in the form of classes, prompts or nudges) to imitate someone else’s personal style, and to learn from them. And last week I […]