Inspiration

My Inspiration Part 1: Do We Really Understand?

My Inspiration Part 1: Do We Really Understand?

I have a rather kick arse friend.  

When I tell people that she has Cerebral Palsy (CP), they often give me kind reassuring looks, obviously thinking what a nice person I am to be friends with someone who has CP because a) they have assumed that Jemma has a learning disability and b) obviously if you're friends with someone who has a disability then you deserve a kindly head dip for your services to the disabled.  

Taking Inventory

Taking Inventory

I want to inspire others, but if I don’t truly open up I will inspire no one.  It genuinely is down to me.  So for challenge one I see what I have faced and I acknowledge that the only thing holding me back from moving forward strong is me.  I need to stop settling and accepting and start busting balls.  I have goals.  It’s time to achieve them.
Self Care is Not Selfish...

Self Care is Not Selfish...

There is no weakness in breaking.  In feeling what we feel.  The strength comes in sharing what makes us break with others and allowing them to help us find our strength to carry on.

How to do it all...

Over time I have lost count of how many times I have had someone say to me "I don't know how you do it all".   Until now, I have always just thoug...

An Interview With Inspiration

think one of the questions that you get asked the most as an artist is 'What or who inspires you?'. It's so easy to list things like animals, the ...

Countdown to the end of the best year yet...

Over the next 7 days I would like to reflect on this last year. On 19th April 2017 I officially started working as a self employed artist.  It wa...

From unable to go out, to being named as one of the 10 most inspiring women on social media in my region in 12 months.

Yesterday was a surprising day for me.   I woke up to a Twitter notification telling me I was mentioned in a tweet by someone.  I was not prepared...