My 99 year old grandmother died last week. She wasn’t your stereotypical kind of grandma. She painted, but she didn’t paint still life or scenery, she painted vivid abstract compositions based on nebulae and quantum physics. She was fierce in her hunt for knowledge and her passion for science and art. She engaged with socialist …

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Persistence. Ugh. Sometimes it’s TOO HARD. In fact, it’s often always hard becauseĀ if it was easy we wouldn’t call it persistence, we’d call it something else, like, idk, ENJOYMENT.   But it’s necessary.   And so very rewarding.   If you don’t trust me, trust Cap.   You may know if you saw my post …

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  In previous posts I’ve talked about vulnerability and I’ve talked about mindfulness. I’ve suggested ways to increase resilience. Well, over the last few days I’ve been battling the clouds in my head and so I followed my own advice and I tried to work it all out. This is a vulnerable post – I’m …

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