Explore and Create Stories #17: Ellie Downing

The latest Explore & Create Stories interviewee is one quirky ideas driven energizer bunny. I knew that the moment we connected. And I love her for it. We have been bouncing off one another for a number of years now with ideas, and I truly treasure this.

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Explore and Create Stories #16: Kori Nemme

The articulation of “exploring creativity” is such a wonderful philosophy to have. The wondering, pondering, inquiry, curiosity and openness to explore really underpins the notion that creativity can be approached in different ways.

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Explore and Create Stories #15: Alke Groppel-Wegener

I’m so excited to be introducing Alke for this #exploreandcreatestories. I’m excited for many reasons, two of which are that I’m currently in the UK (hanging out with one of her great buddies and inspirations who introduced us.

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Explore and Create Stories #14: Victoria Firth-Smith

This creative lady’s ability to bring people together is amazing. I have never quite seen someone juggle the empowerment of others with such sass, care and integrity. Say hello to Victoria Firth-Smith as our latest #exploreandcreatestories interviewee.

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Explore & Create Stories #13: Mel Silk

Mel Silk is one smart cookie. She is a thinker, and indeed invites others around her to think as well. When talking about "flow" and "being in the moment" as a creative she really makes one think about their own being.

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Explore and Create Stories #12: Elizabeth Bull

Elizabeth has a beautiful story. It is one that I really connected with when I met her through the Creative Women’s Circle and The Resolution Project we participated in together last year. Elizabeth is one kick arse photographer.

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Explore and Create Stories #11: Jonathon Hagger

In this Explore and Create Stories interview I’m so delighted to introduce Jonathon Hagger. Jonathon is a marvelous example in how you can balance your life and make sure you are true to yourself. As we were preparing for this interview Jonathon shared how reflecting on the questions has been a mixture of relief but also knowledge development.

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Explore and Create Stories #10: Duncan Gibson and Sam Hambour

A core part of living a life where you are always exploring and creating is being open to new opportunities. This is where Duncan Gibson and Sam Hambour of Hop Nation Brewing Co. are a glowing example of how their love and passion for beer,

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Explore and Create Stories #9: Katy Vigurs

I met Katy a few years ago in Chicago after we had been connected for some time via Twitter and Instagram. The power of social media and networking is so great (as you know I’m an advocate for social media as a powerful learning tool!).

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Explore and Create Stories #8: Sharon McDonough

I just love chatting with Sharon. She is someone I just love to talk with in regards to writing, being creative, and exploring mindful self-care. When we first met we shared strategies on multitasking and surviving other people’s expectations when it comes to the ‘diary’.

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Explore & Create Stories #7: Nicole Bilinski

Nicole and I have been all systems go with our creative goals this year as part of the Creative Women’s Circle Resolution Project. I’ve been so excited to hear all about and follow Nicole’s adventures into being true to her self and making sure creativity is a part of her life.

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Explore and Create Series #5: Kylie Budge

When I find something on social media that I think is inpsiring or thought provoking, one of the first people I think of sharing my findwith is the lovely Kylie Budge. Each of our DM folders on Instagram and Twitter are full of links and images of visual stimulation to drool over and reading to ponder about.

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Explore and Create Series #4: Annette Wagner

This Explore and Create Series is a super special edition. In amongst my leaping into new and exciting creative adventures I have met this lovely lady, Annette Wagner, or Netti as we so affectionally call her. 

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Explore and Create Stories #3: Kim Tairi

Kim is a dabbler in all things creative. She inspires me with her endeavours, approaches, and the wonderful projects she engages with. If you check out her Instagram feed you will find a visual explosion of pop culture, wonderful tattoos as pieces of art in their own right, wicked outfits with palettes of colour to dream over, and crochet just to start with.

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Explore and Create Stories #2: Anitra Nottingham

If ever there is a lady that you can meet who makes you sit up and listen, Anitra Nottingham would be this lady. I have known Anitra for a few years now. From the very moment I met her, I  have admired Anitra’s way of seeing the world and her amazing way of articulating just how it is!

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Explore & Create Stories #1: Nicole Monteduro

I am so delighted to introduce an amazing woman for the launch of the first Explore & Create Co. Blog Interview Series called Explore & Create Stories.

This Explore & Create Stories series is all about celebrating creative and mindful peeps and how they find their flow.

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