Why it’s important to spend time alone

Nowadays people barely have a moment to breathe with the demands of every day life. We are constantly stimulated by technology, and the reminders on your phone telling you ‘don’t forget to pick… Continue reading

Some words from my 18-year-old self

Procrastinating often involves some of the most pointless tasks, and for me today it involved going through all my documents on my computer (because anything is more interesting than trying to write this… Continue reading

A day in St Ives

Today I caught the train to St Ives, a picturesque fishing port that lies north of Penzance. The little two-coach train that takes you from St Erth to the town of St Ives goes… Continue reading

Lucy Rose on a cliff-top one rainy evening in August

I’ve never been much of a critic, and for some time this has put me off writing about gigs and events I have been to. So instead of reviewing, I am just going… Continue reading

There is Comfort in the Sound

Only three months into 2015 and I’ve already been completely spoiled by brand new music from some of my favourite artists. I didn’t take much from being a teenager (except that I would… Continue reading

A Winter at Home- Photo series

For the rest of the time I’m not at uni, I am lucky enough to live in one of the most picturesque parts of the country. The rest of the UK forgets about… Continue reading

Five days in Barcelona- Photo series

Photography has always been something I have come back to again and again, so I decided that it was probably time to incorporate my photographs into my writing. I have been shooting on… Continue reading

Jamaica Street Studios- Clifton Life magazine piece

I was asked by Clifton Life magazine to interview some of the artists in the studio to create a piece on their upcoming open studios, to be published in the magazine. After a… Continue reading

Interview: Abigail McDougall on new directions and prepping for Open Studios

Abby has recently been busy preparing for JSA’s Open Studios, as well as her own exhibition under the name of her gallery, Bristol Contemporary Art. The exhibition ‘Supernature’ revolves around the theme of… Continue reading

Interview: Adrian Sykes on studio life and staying inspired

Adrian Sykes is one of our resident fine artists, who specialises in painting landscapes and buildings. Based in Stokes Croft, he joined Jamaica Street Artists a year and a half ago, after leaving his previous… Continue reading