Thinking

Are you ‘perfect’ or authentic?

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Quiet Connections accepting imperfections

Remember how it felt at school, when a teacher would ask a question that you had no clue how to answer? So many of us have felt the sinking feeling of being picked despite our best efforts to appear invisible. (I’m talking shrinking down in seats, avoiding eye contact with the teacher- the best avoidance […]

Thinking

What if our imperfections are just gold-filled cracks?

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what if imperfections are gold-filled cracks

A few weeks ago I was contacted by my friend, Hayley, about an exciting community project in Cornwall entitled ‘We Are Enough’  Its ethos is to raise awareness about mental health; to bring people together to share experiences and encourage self-expression through creativity.  All forms of creativity are encouraged such as knitting, crocheting, writing, painting […]

Connection

Why we’re yarn bombing Truro

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Yarn Bombing the action or activity of covering objects or structures in public places with decorative knitted or crocheted material, as a form of street art. Yarn bombing Truro might not seem like a very ‘Quiet’ thing to do. It certainly didn’t feel like it as Stacie climbed onto Gemma’s knee, stretching up a lamppost […]