Welcome to Chequer Creative - Join me Living Life in Colour
So what do I mean by living life in colour?
For me it’s savouring every moment, noticing the beauty all around me, and above all living a creative life.
‘Creativity is a habit, and the best creativity is the result of good work habits’
As we get older it is easy to think that opportunities for creativity are closing down whereas in fact they can be opening up.
it’s Autumn 2011. I’m 59 I will celebrate my 60th birthday in April. In some ways I am dreading it but in others it promises freedom. I would for instance be able to change or quit my job with the large public sector organisation I have worked for for over 30 years without my pension being affected.
Women in their sixties and older are doing remarkable things and this is a celebration of some remarkable women. Some of the women featured here have stared up a new project or learned a new skill, others are magnificent examples of how you can still life your life in colour even in your nineties – watch this space for new stories.
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Sometime towards the end of last year I decided that if I was going to take blogging seriously perhaps I should research it a bit more. With this in mind I discovered the Blogtacular website signed up for the Facebook group and booked my conference ticket as soon as...read more
I really love adding inspirational quotes to my pictures and have in the past had postcards printed, I haven't really shared them on line though. This is about to change and I have set up a new page on the website where you can download the pics. There are many...read more
We decided we needed to enlist the help of a garden designer, something we had never considered before. It seemed much easier to plan a large garden than a small one. In a large garden there is room for experimentation, for mistakes and there is always something...read more