Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th. A day, somehow ingrained in my imagination.

Steeped in folklore and superstition, its origins can be traced back to ancient times.

‘Northern Lights’, watercolour study, Kat Healy 2023

An unfortunate dinner guest

In Norse mythology, it's believed…

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Little Wren

He who should hurt the wren

shall never be beloved by men.

(William Blake, Auguries of Innocence c. 1803)

I’m not sure what sparked my curiosity about the wren this week. I think a mention on Twitter via the #folklore…

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Christmas Eve, Eve

‘Dark Moon’ Art Print Giveaway

Congratulations to Sophie (H) and Emily (A)! Your names were selected from the wheel-picker, and I would love to send you a signed ‘Dark Moon’ print (I’ll be in touch to confirm your address).


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'O Night', a found poem

Some poetry fun for Christmas eve, eve…

Whenever I was frustrated writing my MA portfolio, I would revert to simple creative writing exercises to break-the-rage and rewire my brain.

Found poetry can be a simple, pleasing way to write something…

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O Holy Night

O Holy Night - Artwork by Kat Healy, 2022

It’s been a while…

Please enjoy an acoustic performance from me this holiday season. ‘O Holy Night’, recorded at Slate Room Studios in December 2022.

Thank you to Thilo for the…

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Time for a change…

I’m launching my (brand new!) Newsletter ‘Kat Healy Kreates’ on Substack tomorrow: 21st December 2022.

Please consider becoming a subscriber to support my creative work in 2023.

I will share plenty of exclusive subscriber-only content…

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