Urban Whimsy is my homage to the time my daughter and I spent in her early years, turning our Cityscape into our playground!
I had a very hard time with Post natal Depression. I made the decision to try and be present in the moment with my daughter so that I wouldn't look back with regret during that time. As my daughter heads off to full time school, I know with confidence that I have celebrated life with her, and there is no regret in how I mothered through depression!
We live in town. I needed to get out of the house everyday for head space, what else do you do but turn the town into your own personal park. Benches became balance beams, the epic building growth that's happened here in the last 5 years became a daily excitement to watch, seed pods, broken footpaths, cafes, back alleys (which got very beautiful and interesting thanks to First Coat, a street art festival that ran for 4 years in our town!), basically urban adventuring. My daughter and I explored, met shop keepers,
Keywords: urban, colourful, bold, vibrant, depression, something different, sarah walker, pears, colourful art, maximalism, symbolic art