Category Archives: New designs

Day 33 Rabanel del Camino. Part one, an update.

First of all thank you Jaymi and Charlie for sorting my blog out so that I can update the missing photographs, and here we go. El Burgo Ranero And another pilgrimage cut short….. And another… I just love the ‘wine … Continue reading

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Hi Guys, I’m back, and it’s been an awful long time, and the last year,  the saddest year of my life. Go to for a fuller explanation. knitting? I have another book Very British Toddler Knits due to be … Continue reading

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21.12.14. A handy escape from Christmas

The family shoot was a glorious occasion, the day bright, cold, crisp, and extremely windy which made for fast, high, and challenging birds………… the black tie dinner was a riot, lots of fun, laughter, and yes – booze (and good food). … Continue reading

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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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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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