Cuban colour palettes

Cuba is a place I’d dreamt of visiting, for decades! I finally went to Havana last year (thanks to one of my dearest friends, Vivian) and the creative inspiration did not disappoint!

I was constantly taking pictures of anything and everything ā€“ including ceiling fans, textured walls, floor tiles, signage and more!

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Creative inspiration: 3 unexpected ways to find it

Creative inspiration is one of the things Iā€™m so thankful for. I never seem to run out of it! It’s got me thinking that, this creative block thing is possibly something that none of us ever has to struggle with.

I decided to try and understand what keeps the inspiration coming for me, so I can share it with those who need to give the creative juices a stir.

Here are my first thoughts.

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New month, New Quarter, New Things

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A new month and new quarter, relatively early in the year, feels like an opportunity to hit refresh and give your 'new year resolve' another go. Perhaps now you have a more developed idea of what you want to achieve in 2013 and a more realistic idea of how you're going to make it all happen.

That's how I'm feeling today. Especially after 2 great meetings ā€“ one with my business partner on our strategic direction for the rest of the year and, one with a new friend about a collaboration we're working on ā€“ I'm energised and excited about executing! 

You may also have noticed that the blog is looking marginally different. I've spent some time over this long weekend making some changes. So, what's new on Afri-love?

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