I've been thinking a lot lately about why I write this blog. A friend once said that it’s all nonsense. That my life
I'm learning how to print and Theo is just not impressed with me. :) But me? I'm impressed with myself even if only a little. Just after Art in Action I decided I'd love to try printing lino cuts, so
A tour of the loveliest private cottage and garden, and photo challenges.
Come with me for a tour of my friend Susanna's Tudor cottage and garden. When I think of an English home, this is what I think of. I could even say this home and garden is an English Masterpiece. :) There is
I love paper and paper products. I love to design, craft, save, collage, draw on and collect all sorts of papers. Imagine my delight at being able to learn how to emboss paper. This was a very quick and very fun experiment at
Enamelling a necklace! Would you like to learn how? I did, it’s not that hard.
I made this beautiful, complicated pendant in a practical class at Art in Action. I went into the class not knowing a thing about enamelling techniques and came out wearing this lovely piece of original wearable art and best of
Hello my tea cup friends. I've got a special little treat for you today. I found this lovely little Victorian tea cup in a tiny antique store in the bucolic Cotswold town of Burford. It's hand painted with very quirky little brush
It's been a while since I declared Sunday Race Day! Saturday morning we were sort of thinking of getting up and heading down to the weekend open races at Avon Park and then our friend Simon texted to say he's coming
There is a new feeling in the air around here. A fresh new perspective about art, my art, any art in a way which the Wordpress weekly photo challenge has asked for. These are the days of Art in Action; a
A couple of days ago I was talking to my lovely friend Kathryn and I said to her that I don't even know anymore what's in my travelling paint box and that it would probably make an interesting post to
You know how people say that smells bring back memories more vividly that sights? I really think that's so true. One of the things which reminds me of my grandmother, of Prague, of my childhood at the summer cottage is