Like a Circle in a Spiral

By Elaina Ford (UK)

“On my first art therapy session at Maggies (a UK Charity), I tried to draw what was in my mind. This, apparently. It’s busy. It’s filling up all the space. Each circle, each issue, is all on top of the others, interlinked. 

Some are bigger and more important than others, but they’re all there. Central to it all and pervading across everything is the red swirling chaos of a cancer diagnosis. There are some more positive pink and purple aspects though trying to get in.

I am working on figuring out what they all are, and how they all link, and then I’m trying to sort them and process them, and put them all away tidily.  This might take a while…” 

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