I've always been intrigued by creativity, whether expressed with paint or fabric or wool or pen, on the page or in the theatre, with others or on my own. Being creative gives me a great deal of joy. Artistic creativity has never been a job, a means to earn money, but the passion of an amateur who does all this for the love of it.
A painting that I did when I was five years old, found its way onto a
vision board in 2012, next to this important goal: "Draw like nobody is
It reminds me that we are all prone to being harsh critics of ourselves, and
while a healthy dose of skepticism can urge us ahead beyond our comfort
zone, however, if we listen too much to our inner critic, we might not dare put our achievements out there into the world.