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Hey!  Welcome to my blog!  Just a little bit about me & what I’m doing here –

I live on the beautiful Sunshine Coast of sunny, friendly South Africa with my best friend/partner & 2 sweet, gorgeous dogs, next-door to his parents & across the road from one of our closest friends.  We share a passion for art, poi/firedancing & conscious, loving living.  Yes, I’m smiling now 🙂 because I am one very lucky/blessed (there really should be a better word for that) woman.

My primary purpose is my soul’s purpose (& I don’t even really know what that means but it’s working for me ;-)):  to learn to live better, to experience life with greater joy, lightness of spirit, to love more generously & pursue my interests with passion & belief.  I have learned & continue to learn so much –  I am truly grateful.

So I decided to start a blog to have a space to write about & post images of the beautiful things I make:  oil paintings, artworks & designs as well as handcrafted objects like my “Stuffed With Love” plushies, amongst other things.

I’ll be writing about & posting photos & videos of our poi/firedancing practices & performances as well as our school,  Blaze Poi/Firedancing School, along with illustrated lessons, tips, tricks & photos & videos of our students.

It is also a space for me to share some of the many beautiful images & interesting & inspiring links I find on the net & whatever else I happen to think of at the time. 🙂

All design work on this blog is my own.

I hope you enjoy!

Much love, Vanessa

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. Audrey Rousseau permalink
    October 19, 2010 8:56 pm

    Sooooo cool Vanessa….keep it up my sister…..Lots of Love….xxxx

  2. cybersass permalink
    January 17, 2011 6:19 pm

    hey there! i just saw your post on hooping.org. wow, there’s actually another hooper in southa africa! i’ve tried so hard to turn people onto hooping, but here in jhb it’s not been easy.
    where are you located?

  3. cybersass permalink
    January 17, 2011 6:25 pm

    ok, looks like philo re-posted your blog-post. are you a hooping.org member? if not, do go and join and join the rather minute africa hooping group.

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