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I’m a Business Award Finalist x2

Well, 2016 is turning out to be quite an eventful year already and it’s only May! In January, I moved into my new premises, a small but perfectly formed studio... Read More


Do what you love, love what you do

There have been many times I’ve left after delivering a workshop, party or school project and felt incredibly fortunate to have been paid for something I love doing. Read More


Hot Pink Cow

I remember the countless times I moaned to my Mum back in the 80s, because friends had ‘copied’ me. Read More


Setting Sail

I’ve been a self-employed, freelance artist and facilitator for nearly five years. Read More


As smiley as a Carol

This week I moved into my studio – a brand new HQ for Rachel Shilston – Inspiring Creativity. Read More


Bideford Black

Here’s a question for you. Read More


Farewell Place

Yesterday I witnessed the artist Magdelena Jetalova, start the charcoal burn of her sculpture ‘Place’ on the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail. Read More


A sheep, a charity and me

Last week I went to a charity auction, but this was not any charity auction, this was a charity auction raising money for sick children in hospital. Read More


The Crafty Hen

(Parent Advisory – there is a bit of fruity language, but I’ve been the consummate professional by cunningly disguising the words with asterisks. Read More


Why colour is key

Colour has always been a key element in my work. Read More


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