Category: Artist

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Essay vlogs by Christy Anne Jones

Crossing paths with Christy Anne Jones for the first time As a writer, it is sometimes difficult to sit down and do the actual writing. Music can motivate you and create a positive writing atmosphere, but sometimes it isn’t enough. That is why I love using “write with me” videos. It usually has calming music, but other than a playlist, it creates the illusion of working with someone else. I’ve been using Rachael Stephen’s “write with me” video since the second half of 2021 and I’ve been loving it! Especially because it is 30 min long – great for 15...

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Challenged by South African Artist, Ros Koch.

Who is Ros Koch? Ros Koch is a South African artist. She was born in England, but moved to SA in 1998. Currently, she lives and works in Stellenbosch (Western Cape) with her family and various animals. She is a self-taught artist who is known for experimenting with different styles, mediums, genres and themes. According to Ros, this is all due to her unconventional route into the art world. Having spent many years in non-artistic environments, I still have a lot of exploring and experimenting yet to do. Ros Koch – Bristol24/7 She originally studied Law at Oxford University and...

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Finding your own light source with Kaleidoskoop

Kaleidoskoop is a South African band best known for their acoustic folk music, which mainly consists of original Afrikaans songs. However, they also released an Acoustic Cover album in 2014 featuring songs such as Zombie by the Cranberries, You can call me Al by Paul Simon, Billie Jean by Michael Jackson and a few others. The meaning behind their name; Kaleidoskoop Their band’s name is based on an old type of toy known as a kaleidoscope. A toy made out of a tube with mirrors and pieces of coloured glass and paper. This toy’s reflections produce colourful changing patterns when...

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Who is Novelist, Annie Barrows?

Why did I google Annie Barrows? Before this article, I didn’t know who Annie Barrows was. I only knew that she was a co-author, with her aunt Mary Ann Schaffer, of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. My absolute favourite novel! Annie Barrows helped Mary Ann finish her novel when she became very ill with cancer. Annie decided to embark on this project because it was a way she could do something for someone she loved. In a way, she was also working on something that became an embodiment of her aunt, since the book and the characters...

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Meeting Rachael Stephen; Novelist, YouTuber and Storycrafting Mentor.

Rachael Stephen is a Scottish writer, video maker and storytelling teacher, who currently lives in Yoker, Glasgow. She completed her MA in Philosophy in 2013 before embarking on her writing and storycrafting journey. Bullet Journaling I originally came across Youtuber, Rachael Stephen, when a friend of mine forwarded a link to one of her videos on bullet journaling. In this video, she goes through all the things she was doing wrong in her bullet journal and the changes she made to not just use it as a productivity tool, but to mainly using it as a means to declutter her...