Category Archives: HIstory

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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30.04.14.The tree, the badly maimed bear, and an almost badly maimed optician

Summer seems to have arrived with a vengeance, sheep safely grazing – a perfect portrait of rural England,   but there is a battle at foot, sheep alone do not surround our cottage………… they bring with them flies, nasty unhygienic … Continue reading

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2.02.14. End of shooting, refugees, Mr Williams, and more baby shoes

    It’s been a strange week, a bit, well, ‘bitty’. Lots of appointments, all at the most inconvenient times, I’d really like to have all appointments in one day so that I can ‘bed’ myself into the studio and … Continue reading

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26.01.14 Spring, Fame at last, Operation dynamo (Dunkirk rescue) boots not made for walking.

I have an announcement to make! It’s here……………….and can be seen in our North West Norfolk Valley………………… Spring, it may not actually have sprung buts it’s on the starting block. I’ll set the scene; yesterday was a shoot day, so … Continue reading

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08.01.13. Another hat, an interesting find, and taking colour coordination a bit too seriously

  I think Marcel is trying to pretend that he’s not wearing a girls hat – ignore it and it will go away sort of attitude – he’s right, it did……………. An interesting day, one of those days when you … Continue reading

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18.09.13 Hat parade, a brilliant workshop and a gift from God

Hat parade How cute is this – the hat’s not bad either……………..all patterns will soon be available on my website………………keep watching this space! My publisher has given me a ‘knit till your fingers bleed’ deadline – and I’m loving it … Continue reading

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20.08.13. Art Exibition Day Five, an Early Morning Walk and Murder on the Horizon

Art exhibition day five…………….. It’s a glorious day, so I thought you might like to come along on my walk…………… First we go to the top of the farm…….. and the corn is as high as an elephants eye………. this … Continue reading

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