I moved house recently and as part of that wonderful experience I pulled out all of my old archives and folders from the loft. I have several boxes of Velcra mementos and artwork, and I was very happy to notice that I hadn't thrown everything away.
After much rummaging I found my artwork archives - collages that I created for our album covers for Between Force and Fate.
I started reading tarot cards maybe 15 years ago. The cards provided excitement for many long nights with my friend or my mum, when over a glass of red wine we’d be discussing the joys and worries of our lives.
My mum had bought a deck and the accompanying book by a visual artist Maritta Liulia. The words on the cards are in Finnish and the images are created in the style of collages. Eventually the cards spent more time at my house than hers, and I still have them.
The right tools in the right hands can really put your productivity on steroids. But when you’re first starting it can all feel really overwhelming. On one hand you're excited and you want to know EVERYTHING. On the other hand it’s really difficult to keep your head above the water, when you are constantly bombarded with information, recommendations, tools and tactics. The result is you spend more time reading books and blog posts, and learning about the latest tips and tricks than doing actual work. How to start without overwhelm? I was faced with a similar feeling of overwhelm when I...