Saffron-Rose: Ignorant bliss

Saffron-Rose: Ignorant bliss

Saffron-Rose offers viewers a glimpse into her mind, her imagination and the dreams that haunt her in her surreal paintings. Saffron opens up on how her art helps to support her mental health. She shares how she is gradually shedding the expectations put on artists to have a 'niche' and instead paints for herself: to maintain a clear mind and to enter a peaceful state of ignorant bliss.

Well-being: Tea talk with Francesca Raffa (Spiral Tea)

Well-being: Tea talk with Francesca Raffa (Spiral Tea)

I spoke to Francesca Raffa, Founder of Spiral Tea, and qualified herbalist and reiki practitioner, about how tea effects her well-being and creativity. As Francesca will tell you, there is more to tea then just brewing your favourite blend in a cup of hot water; tea invites us to connect with different cultures and provides an array of health benefits. It also asks us to relax and enjoy some much needed me-time.