I don’t know why I have never mentioned Create on this blog before. It is a strong inspiration for this research. Create is a project for families with children under the age of five and has an emphasis on creative play. All play might be creative but what we mean is that we encourage people … More Create

City Stories

A couple of weeks ago I took part in an event for the Innovative Learning week #ILW2015 at the University of Edinburgh where I study. I attended the City Stories event because it is always good to find things to look at and draw… my favourite thing to do! I think drawing helps a person to notice … More City Stories


I went into the main library on George Square today to have a look at the exhibition on there. This pic shows my favourite discovery: small animal sculptures by Emma Gillies (1900-1936), a Scottish ceramicist who was educated in Edinburgh College of Art. Much of Gillies’ work was in the vein of the art deco movement … More Animals!