It's May on the allotment already. I'm annoyed that I missed the opportunity to take a picture of the crab apple and quince blossom last month.
After a lot of scribbling and splashing about in the old sketchbook, I eventually managed to get around to actually printing. I thought that I would make two small prints for a change
We were very pleased to get the 'thumbs up' from Kevin McCloud when he stopped in his tracks at our stand on the first day of the show! Here are some of the highlights.
Roll up, roll up! We're going to be showing off our range of wallpapers at Grand Designs Live 2011 (April 30th until May 8th at Excel London).
Okay I admit it, 'my one weakness' has to be for chairs. And lot of the chairs that I adore most were designed by the Danish designer Hans J Wegner. He has been referred to as 'Master of the chair'
Spring is finally here and my allotment is beginning to look loved again. This is mainly due to the fact that with a little bit of cajoling 'him indoors' has ventured out to give me a hand
Ever since I made the ubiquitous Papier Mâché Pig with a balloon as the base at junior school, I have loved Papier Mâché as a medium. I even won a handicrafts prize for my efforts.
I have long been a fan of the wonderful Artist and Printmaker Julian Trevelyan. When I first discovered his work, I was amazed to find out
I seem to have a thing for lemons. Most women I know crave chocolate and shoes, whilst I tend to go for anything lemon flavoured and chairs for my guilty secrets.
Here is my sketchbook of the moment. I covered it (well I got half way) in a montage made from a failed oil painting. This was strangely cathartic, cutting it up and recycling it.
Here is my allotment looking a little bit sorry for itself as it's early Feb. I felt I must start digging it over before the weather warms up. If I don't have it completely dug over by the end
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