Hidden Child Series

As a child we learn to adapt ourselves to the environment surrounding us, creating an “artificially constructed being that deals with the outer world and the crush of circumstances. And when we meet people this is what we usually meet.” So said the poet Ted Hughes in a letter to his son.

He believed that everyone develops “a whole armour of secondary self”, a protective shell that portrays who we are, or who we think we are to those around us.

Yet behind the most efficient looking adult exterior, still resides the child we once were with all the characteristics that celebrate life as powerful and positive.

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