Big Sky Thinking

I'm just back from the new Mackenzie Thorpe exhibition of Station Posters in Middlesbrough.  I love Mackenzie Thorpe's work, and find I am always drawn to his paintings with really beautiful big skylines with puffy clouds - although the ones with shepherds and sheep come a close second (and when he paints both together, I'm in heaven! :-D).  I once spoke to him about how much I loved the cloud filled scenes he painted and he told me he got the best results when he turned the painting upside down so he could gain a different perspective on the work.  Reflecting on that on the way home, I started to think of this as being "Big Sky Thinking" (rather than Blue Sky Thinking) and how that would be a pretty good way to help you achieve the best results too. 

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No Resolutions in Sight!

It's the beginning of a New Year and all around you're being bombarded with articles and questions about your New Year's Resolutions. Heck, I've been asking myself over on Facebook!  So, you might think this blog post is another one about resolutions but actually it's not because I've never been very good about sticking to resolutions myself.

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