Category Archives: Exibition

03.12.14. lovely show, lovely people

The show must go on! I write, of course about the Stitching and Knitting show in Harrogate. Four happy (despite the aching feet) very busy days. At home I spend most of my days here in my studio with only … Continue reading

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13.11.14 An old dog goes home, a visit from a daughter and grandson and the Harrogate show

We took our beloved dog Fable to the vets yesterday and didn’t bring her home, just a rather worn collar and a brand new lead (why did I buy a new lead for her? I just don’t know) This poem … Continue reading

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05.10.2014

A blog at last…………… I’m sorry for the long absence it’s not as if there has been nothing to write about. A vineyard in France, a book being published, workshops a plenty, and what was the other thing? Ah, yes………. Eva … Continue reading

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17.04.14. shooting babies, devoted (grand) motherhood, free project, and another watercolour

Well what a wonderful week, the weather has been a little unpredictable and this summer storm played strange tricks with the light     It’s suddenly high summer here in the valley, the chestnut trees are resplendent with their conical … Continue reading

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11.05.14 Watercolour exhibition day four, lamb recipe, some hard lessons to learn, and the wonder of the English garden

Watercolour exhibition day four, lamb recipe, some hard lessons to learn, and the wonder of the English garden First of all my apologies for some dreadful photos – try as I might I couldn’t get rid of the glass reflections. … Continue reading

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27.04.2014.Water-colour exhibition day three, new life and old dogs

Water-colour exhibition day three, new life and old dogs A local scene this time, just up on the coast a very few miles from here. Sorry about reflexion in the glass……….     My friend, Val, has just started water-colour … Continue reading

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19.04.2014, Art exhibition day two, obsessive compulsive scarf collector and the beauty of a cabbage leaf

Sat 19th April Watercolour  exhibition,  day two The Somme, a hundred years on, and the birds sing and there is such a feeling of peace and contentment. It’s difficult to visualise the carnage that happened here………………..     My grandfather, … Continue reading

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13.04.14. Art exibition day one, new life and new hope

Palm Sunday, and our valley is filled with Sunday Best Sunshine, new life surrounds us, there are dozens of lambs, ducklings, and young partridge chicks all around us. The garden is bursting with colour, and the smell of brewing coffee … Continue reading

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06.04.14. A lovely week, new life and the Godzilla mouse!

  Busy, busy, busy week! Beginning with Mother’s day, a day in the year when having six children really pays off – thank you kids; but you know, without you guys, my life would not only be extremely dull (never … Continue reading

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05.09.13, Hat parade, a day to remember and a really ‘hot’ husband

This is day one of a new series of knitwear designs…………………. The hat parade begins here Here’s my sweet daughter, on a very hot day, uncomplainingly wearing one of my new designs. This one is knitted in Rowan pure wool … Continue reading

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