All posts tagged: passion

I have to trust my Artist Heart

I’m letting you in to my world. I had to work through discomfort, through the pressure of time and realised that it only ever exists in your mind. There’s nothing like completing something that you’ve put everything in to. Don’t let anybody, even yourself tell you that you can’t- because if you say you can; you will. Advertisements

Attraction:Ten-8 Photographic Journal

I completed a voluntary position at the Stuart Hall Arts Library. I have always been fond of the library since the archive, space and location is all to my liking. I thought taking on this position will not only aid me with my research but also my personal journey of stepping out of my reclusive bubble. The interview went well but most definitely could of gone better. Its just so difficult for me to communicate how much I want something when I’m so passionate about it. Do you guys ever feel that way? Luckily, I got the position and was immediately amazed by the magnitude of the collection. Whilst handling books, periodicals and exhibition catalogues that were older than I (by decades), an instant sense of belonging rushed over me. To go in to a library that caters directly to your interests is the most amazing experience. Though most of the voluntary work depended upon organisation, we were able to look at the collections and note down what intrigued us. Whilst organising the Journals, I …

Book Review: Coming Up Roses by Cath Kidston

Coming Up Roses tells a story of a growing businees. I was so excited when my manager told me that for her 20th Anniversary of her business, Cath Kidston was going to release a book. I wanted to know what was behind what I sell to people on a weekly basis. I thought it would be interesting to read about the growth but what I understood was so much more. I quickly realised that this was a product that I was passionate about selling.You would initally think that this is just another strong business venture, but in my opinion this release was more of a sharing mechanism. She begins by delving in to her early life, family, job-wise and passion. We finally learn more about Cath as a person. Its amazing to see the direct growth of a business in so much detail. To some, the detail may be long-winded and endless but this is exactly the distinct direction you will need in order to start a business. What I found the most interesting part of …