Two interesting links to bookmark:
On the BBC website there is another example of landscape being used to evidence a social documentary story: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now.
Parent, Woman and/or Artist
Over on the Little Brown Mushroom blog there is an article on 'being an artist and a mother' which is a fascinating read given my own hectic family life. The challenge of finding the balance between the roles of 'parent, woman and artist' it seems is not an uncommon one and is something I wrangle with frequently.
Would like to go in to this more at some point, but struggling with time to go in to more depth right now.