Seeking Sicily

Sicily - Seeking InspirationWithout Sicily, Italy creates no image on the soul: here is the key to everything. – Goethe   It is no great secret that Italy is a country that I adore. Since first travelling there just before my 30th birthday I have made it my...

Amber Creswell Bell

Amber Creswell BellBy blending her love of art and design with her affinity for the written word, Amber Creswell Bell has managed to carve out a creative career on her own terms. After the success of her first book, Clay, Amber is now an inspiring figure in the Sydney...

Isaac Patmore

Isaac PatmoreThe ancient art of wood firing is fraught with frustration and uncertainty. There is an inherent vulnerability to participating in a process that relies on the natural elements to gain its strength and power. However, once completed, this natural,...

Apricot, Almond & Ricotta Frangipane Tart

Apricot, Almond & Ricotta Frangipane TartAs a friend of mine once said: “You are visually greedy”. After careful consideration of this statement, I have decided to embrace this gluttonous description wholeheartedly. With this in mind, I realise that my love of...

Jennifer Hillhouse

Jennifer HillhouseAs a self-confessed homebody I often wonder how I manage to meet so many new and interesting people. Following a creative path can sometimes keep us isolated, but now, thanks to social media platforms like Instagram one can connect with like-minded...

Shilo Engelbrecht

Shilo EngelbrechtI love learning about the creative journeys of other artists. It is especially inspiring when I am able to witness the artistic development of a friend, from student to international artisan. I first met Shilo Engelbrecht when she was studying fashion...

Chocolate Hazelnut Tart

Chocolate Hazelnut TartI love making tarts, I love looking at tarts and I love eating tarts. If I could, I would bake and devour tarts on a constantly rotating cycle, eating one while baking another. Completely normal. Unfortunately, I still haven't figured out how to...

Tiel Seivl-Keevers

Tiel Seivl-KeeversTo be fortunate enough to view, and perhaps someday even own a beautiful work of art is truly one of life’s great pleasures. We travel the world visiting vast galleries and ancient museums searching for memorable artworks by incredible artists....

Jo Hoban & Mindi Cooke

Jo Hoban & Mindi Cooke It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey itself that matters in the end. - Ernest Hemingway I wanted to end 2018 by chatting to a couple of Brisbane girls who, through friendship and a curiosity for the creative...