Doll Making, Handcrafting, Social Action, Textile Stories

Meet the dolls 4 – The Coal Miner


The final doll - Norman the coal miner

Handcrafting, Social Action, Textile Stories

Finding your Social mission


I believe if I can create an art space where everyone is accepted then lives can begin to change. If I can show people who feel worthless, their value, I can begin to turn the tide of lives wasted. If I can begin to change a few lives, we can change the world.

Church Life, Social Action

How the Salvation Army changed the world.


"Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if, one only remembers to turn on the light" - Albus Dumbledore, a great wizard, and perhaps in another life, a Salvationist.

Church Life, Handcrafting, Social Action

The price of a coffee


Today, in the Salvation Army we observe Human Trafficking Sunday. It's a day when, as a whole church we talk about and pray about human trafficking. It's one of those difficult Sundays for me, with all my openness about homelessness and poverty, there are still some things I don't talk about. I sit through these… Continue reading The price of a coffee