Tag Archives: Art

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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Blog 15.12.13, undeserved flowers, the death of a kind man, French knitting and the kindness of strangers

Blog 15.12.13, undeserved flowers, the death of a kind man, French knitting and the kindness of strangers   In my last blog I hinted not very subtlety that, my men, (sons and husband – not lovers, oh if only!) might … Continue reading

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08.12.13.Snap judgements, observations, artistry, a cure for the wayward bed and the great storm of 2013.

 It’s my eldest son’s birthday today – he’s closer to 50 than 40, confirming the fact that I was definitely a child bride (I’m actually not old enough to be his mother – really, it’s true – I’ve done the … Continue reading

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