Fifteen years ago these old walking boots carried me and my stepsons, our old dog and my ex up hills and mountains. Today I finally got them on for the first time since countless surgeries and went round the block in the rain. It was wonderful. For me, right now this is an epic expedition.Continue reading “One step at a time”
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When I thought about how to neatly wrap up this year in vintage Christmas paper… I found that this memory quilt of a year was made up of precious stitches, invisibly binding each remnant in place to create its magical warmth. A patchwork quilt of a year Simple joyous friendships, and perfect moments wove likeContinue reading “Invisible stitching”
The Blank Page
Where to begin…. Again……. I’ll let you into a secret.. Blank canvas syndrome is an actual thing. Stalling at the moment of creative freedom is the hurdle of almost anyone who ever picks up a brush or a pencil. We imagine ourselves unable to do this massively hard thing which encompasses our genius inContinue reading “The Blank Page”
What are we doing?
There are lots of types of Art. But even more types of Artists. As most people won’t be written about in a hundred years for their brush dexterity, what is the point of getting in a tangle. You don’t have to be good at anything in particular or do everything at once, but what isContinue reading “What are we doing?”
Once upon a time there was a little girl who dreamed of living in a white cottage by the sea…. (Not in the sea) It just had to be magical . An old boat fashioned into a hut? . A perfect childhood den.. So, fast forward forty (odd) .. actually very odd years…butContinue reading “Chez Nous”