Alison Boyd Artist

a life creative

Ink Art Dream Journals & Sketch Books

What do I use my dream journals for?
Everything from gratitude books and evening journaling. Jotting down weird dreams., Recipes. Notes. Letters. The beginnings of stories. My poetry plants its earthly origins within their pages…

December 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Lunedì Poesia: The Theory of Simultaneity

Originally posted on 12 Degrees & Skiving:
to those who named me fugitive, or comet at times satellite in the flight in the launch the unexpected hammer-anvil bounce, those i thought…

February 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lunedì Poesia: A Season of Words

Originally posted on 12 Degrees & Skiving:
the wintered pain a truth brings: scattered words to deboss the snows in one land sands in another and light muddied is settled by…

February 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sharp and Dry, High and Flat

I’ve just returned from England for the second time this month, this time for a funeral, that of my grandmother Irene, the very last of the almighty grannies to go. Three … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · 6 Comments

Just another quick post…

For my followers here who may or may not know that I am a poet, my other blog is called 12 Degrees and Skiving – I’d love it if you … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Object of Meaning – Art, Writing, Photography

Today’s object – or rather ‘objects’ – of meaning are my instruments of creativity. I’ve made art and written stories and poetry ever since I was little, photography came somewhat later (as … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Revisiting Disinflection # 9 edition: August 2011

Revisiting Disinflection. Emma was working and making art in Melbourne, plans were ignited and carried bright as backlit roadmaps. I watched a brief war in my backyard between the builder … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Revisiting Disinflection # 7 edition: June 2011

      Disinflection Revisited, two years on. An Antipodean Midwinter (June 21). A combination of work, keeping warm and hibernation for both of us in our respective cities. June … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

creativity, friendships, and letting go of the bone

there have been a number of creative tails flying free since i arrived in italia: writing, poetry, art, jewellery design… finally i’m gathering them all up and tying them together. … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

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