Browsing Archive: July, 2010

"Having Sex Is Like Eating Chicken" & other things my Granny told me

Posted by Clare Brookes on Monday, July 19, 2010,
Sitting with my Granny, watching England v Wales rugby, drinking brandy watered down with sherry, she told me "Martin Johnson should be sent off for being ugly."

My Granny died a couple of days ago, age 98, she just, sort of, faded away, with me on the other side of the world. Another piece of advice she gave me was "Men are beasts, you should let them have their way once a month." She also went through a phase when she was taking a little bit too much of her medication and she told me the su...
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My biggest inspiration

Posted by Clare Brookes on Wednesday, July 14, 2010,
My biggest inspiration is my little girl Norah. She's 2. Before she came along I had always wanted to be an artist but never done enough about it. Being a mother suddenly meant the buck stopped with me. I was responsible for every single thing in her life and since then I have made no excuses (although I have passed her innocently to people and gone to the bathroom, pretending not to notice the pooy nappy they have to change) I want to set a good example for her - we all know kids learn almos...
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Welcome

Posted by Clare Brookes on Monday, July 12, 2010,

Hello, I'm faerieclare, welcome to my first blog. I want to share what inspires and motivates me to make art. For me art is life, along with my 2 year old daughter it is my reason for being. We all have a creativity within us, whether it be acting, writing, creating a beautiful home or a delicious cake. We can all appreciate beauty, tho each of us will find it in a different place. I hope some of my comments resonate with you and if they do please leave a message for me, let us know where you...


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Posted by Clare Brookes on Monday, July 12, 2010,

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