I’m really excited to be starting a blog again but to be honest I’m nervous too so I’ve put it off for ages. What got me moving was an Instagram post last week, an unassuming and quiet photo of a dry magnolia pod. Underneath the talented artist, maker and creative soul who posted it bravely admitted that she had felt inadequate and not as skilled as others. Following this was a flood of comments and further admissions that others had felt the same and even felt crushed under the weight of these ‘perfect life’ impressions that can come across on social media. Continue reading The truth about being a maker.