It’s the most wonderful time of the year, August birthdays: ‘Making Special-work’ at home

Though for many parents ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ may indeed correspond with this popular Staples ad: While it’s a different story at our house. “The most wonderful time of the year” sometimes means something more like this video below – I and feel like that’s ok too. Both of my children haveContinue reading “It’s the most wonderful time of the year, August birthdays: ‘Making Special-work’ at home”

“Making (Mum’s 72nd Birthday) Special”

As part of my practice-led research, I am currently investigating the ideas of Ellen Dissanayake (associate professor in the school of Music at the University of Washington) from her text Homo Aestheticus: Where Art Comes From and Why. Dissanayake approaches the origin and purpose of “art” from an anthropological perspective. In this book she asks,Continue reading ““Making (Mum’s 72nd Birthday) Special””

Making Memories!

She’s as cute as a button; her parents are pleased as punch. He’s old as Woody Woodpecker; and we partied like it was  1940. Plus the lovely grandparents, somewhere between their platinum and silver anniversaries! WOW! What a time we’ve just had! I have happy news all around, this past friday we celebrated my step father’sContinue reading “Making Memories!”