Edinburgh – through the red velvet curtains

Edinburgh – through the red velvet curtains

When Beth googled “magical places in Europe” to visit during our big adventure, I noticed a shift in my thinking. It wasn’t just castles that seemed magic, but it was like there was some indefinable sparkle in the air where almost anything seemed...
Learning not to be “a fixer”

Learning not to be “a fixer”

[This is not a new story of mine by any means, but I am gradually trying to explain the reasons for my artwork that have been made into prints on Etsy. Looking back, this story still holds true. There are always things I wish I could “fix” in lots of areas...
Pay it Forward – free poster from Helen Wilding Art

Pay it Forward – free poster from Helen Wilding Art

Download poster here – and then please take a minute to leave a comment and say hello! [Post updated 1 July 2015 – in case you have a feeling of deja vu!] There have been some incredible kindnesses shown to me during difficult times. I have been sent...
Spring has sprung – or has it?

Spring has sprung – or has it?

No it definitely hasn’t! Here I am in a chilly Melbourne in mid June with the heating on full pelt, thinking fondly of days when the weather will warm up again. I’ll admit I can’t really complain. It’s all relative. I did live in Canada for a...
Pyjama Day Rules

Pyjama Day Rules

I spent Mother’s Day on the couch with my 17 year old daughter watching Masterchef and Elementary. We had the chocolate (peanut M&M’s), the fluffy blankets and the dog snuggled up between us. We had morning tea, lunch and dinner lazing on the couch. We...
Recovery Road – adding colour to our lives

Recovery Road – adding colour to our lives

As a medical librarian I see a huge amount of research around recovery from illness or injury, but it is often missing that individual, human element that makes life a joy. Miraculous as it is, there is only so far that science and medicine can go – and then it...
Exhibition at St Vincent’s Gallery, Melbourne

Exhibition at St Vincent’s Gallery, Melbourne

I am here because I care A journey of self-discovery, strength and joy An exhibition of prints by Helen Wilding 8th September – 30th October 2014 Mon – Fri 9am to 5pm St Vincent’s Gallery Ground Floor, Daly Wing, 35 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy It was a real honour...
New year’s resolutions 2014

New year’s resolutions 2014

With a new year comes new resolutions – or at least a determination to gain new strengths, both physically and mentally.  I’ve been playing around with my inks and favourite black and white pens to find a way to write this stuff down, and I’m sharing...