Why the arts?

The arts can change fixed ideas and helps find new ways of seeing, hearing, thinking and feeling. The arts help us move into a different space where different rules apply: the rules of rhythm, colour, line, form, movement, melody and harmony. Through these new...

Why Magnolia?

The magnolia is an ancient flowering plant that inspires me through a variety of phases – large buds of promise at the end of winter, grand flowers in spring, huge leaves and shade in summer and a skeleton of strength in autumn. There are varieties of the magnolia...