A simple way to create a romantic evening at home for Valentine’s Day. In lockdown? No problem, I’ve got you covered in today’s video. #glamorousdarling
A hard lesson learned by those who venture where they should not, to prove a point. A dark poem by Nicola Milan.
Five strategies to help you stand out at your singing audition and smash it every time. Tried and tested by professional a jazz singer.
A small shift in mindset can be all it takes to go from never posting your work, to sharing your creativity regularly and succeeding beyond your wildest dreams.
Discover what makes a person mysterious and how capture mystery for yourself. Journey with me into a world of shadows…
How to write a song in 30 minutes or less with some easy to follow songwriting hacks for beginners. Watch as I create a song and play it for you at the end.
Everything you need to know about preparing your chart books for gigs. This is specifically for jazz and blues singers who use lead sheets, but if you sing pop or folk, this type of sheet music layout is also for you.
Being alone, doesn’t mean lonely. This inspirational video shows you how to like being alone and to feel at peace with the time you spend flying solo.
5 daily healthy habits for creatives to help increase your productivity and keep your motivation running at its maximum.
Perth, WA illustrator Nicola Milan showcases her collection of steampunk gothic characters at her first solo exhibition ‘Freaky Little Creatures’ at the 2020 Perth Fringe Festival.
Discover what happened to Duchess van der Park as she performed the ‘Luscious Lucy Fan Dance’ during an unfortunate, yet rather entertaining evening…
Meet the Von Furstenbergs. ‘New money’ from America, with more than one unsavoury secret to keep during their rise to fame and fortune…
Want to be taken seriously as a singer? You need to build a strong, visual personal brand; a way for people to instantly recognise you. Here’s the skinny on why its so important, and how to go about achieving a look that fits you perfectly.
When we set creative projects in motion but then start to feel like ‘something’s not quite right’, we often wonder ‘is it ok to change your mind?’ The answer is a definite YES and here’s why…
Commission piece for Carina & Jack. I turned this lovely couple into Steampunk/ Gothic characters. See the creation process here.
5 super hacks to shake up your daily routine, help you to start generating that creative spark and trick your brain into thinking more creatively.
A tale about the glass ceiling and how far women have yet to go in the battle for equality. Written by Nicola Milan & Minky G.
See how 3 songwriters use the same riff to come up with 3 completely different songs each, all within a mere 30 minutes in this speed songwriting challenge. Featuring Nicola Milan, Housey Maine and Minky G.
Let’s write a song together. I have one here that is nearly finished and you’ll get to see how I come up with the ideas for this song, the lyrics and also how I structure the song so it flows.
See how I created the album artwork for Minky G’s latest release ‘Little Dreams’. I’ll show you the idea process, illustration process and graphic design involved.
Have a performance coming up? This is how I prepare my voice for a big show. I’ll share my top tips for getting your voice ready to perform at its best.
Discover how to reinvent yourself for the New Year and start reaching your goals.
Discover my songwriting process behind my latest original ‘I Still Miss You’. Where the inspiration came from, how long the song took to write and more.
Four things to remember to help you get of a breakup. Love will find you again.
Acoustic cover of Christina Perri’s A Thousand Years by Australian jazz singer Nicola Milan. Featuring piano and vocal harmonies.
Son of a Preacher Man cover by Nicola Milan with special guest Minky G. Acoustic with guitar and harmonies.
Sick of having to dodge crazed shoppers during the peak hour food shop? Well, you can now shop in peace! We have identified the worst of the worst; the very shoppers that make you cringe… in TROLLEY RAGE! Surviving the Peak Hour Food Shop.
Five reasons why hairless Sphynx cats are perfect companions for Vampires. Inspired by Kat Von D’s cats Poe, Piaf and Nietzsche.
I’ll show you places in your mind, you never thought you’d ever find… Enter into the depths of my latest poem ‘Where The Dark Things Dwell’.
Need to inject a little more inspiration and creativity into your life? Here are 3 easy ways to find inspiration.
Going to a wedding soon? Sick of seeing everyone BUT you walk down the isle? Here’s our fool-proof guide to catching the wedding bouquet… guaranteed.
Meet Hugo and Emelda and watch them come to life from initial sketch to final artwork.
Paris; the city of love, home to artists, musicians and fashionistas and most importantly, home of the macaroon. Here’s my list of things to love about Paris.
Come to Durdle Door in Dorset on the southern coast of England with me! I’ll show you the sights and the best spots to visit.
Come and explore Florence, Italy with me! The land of gelato, art and wine.
Acoustic cover of Justin Bieber’s Love Yourself by Nicola Milan and Minky G.
Every six months or so there’s a Polkadot Vintage Market thrown somewhere in Perth, WA. I hadn’t been before so I wanted to check it out and took my trusty sidekick Princess Sophia along with me.