See below for a list of blogs recommended by LiVE project members:
Sustainably Creative by Michael Nobbs “artist, blogger and tea drinker…” This inspiring blog shows how “it is possible to stay creative even when energy is in short supply, and how working on small creative acts on a regular basis can build over time into a substantial body of work (and even a creative career)”
Andies Place Andie’s blog includes poetry, writing and thoughts on learning to live as transgender: ” This site is so we can share a bit of life – the take-offs and landings – and maybe do some good things!”
The Reader Online: blog of The Reader Organisation, a national charity working to bring about social change by sharing great literature and promoting reading to improve wellbeing and build community
Danny Gregory: artist, writer and author Danny Gregory blogs about building a drawing practice in everyday life – inspiring!
The Happy Logophile: Jo Eberhardt, lover of words and stories, blogs about ‘reading, writing, and life as a wife, mother and all-around good egg’.
Beauty From Pain: positive and insightful blog from mental health first aid trainer
Ralphfrancisfox: Raphael Fox, a young man who featured in My Transexual Summer blogs about the experience of transitioning and life as a transexual
Sarah Salway: writer of short stories, poetry and novels, an interesting blog featuring writing prompts, gardens, interviews and other snippets
Neurotaylor: Neuroscientist and freelance science writer, Kathleen Taylor, blogs about the science of human brains and behavior
The Sketchbook Project: online home for information on participational community art projects (including free ones) internationally
Alistair Cambell: communicator, writer and strategist blogs about mental health, among other issues, particuarly in relation to the world of politics and funding
The Real Super Mum blog: bipolar mum of six blogs about the reality of parenting, offering lots of funny insights and supportive advice
Planetdeb: a creative blog with photos, paintings, short stories and more by artist who identifies as being on the autistic spectrum