In which my succulents are happy but I have stuff to do

Rejoice! The bank holiday is nearly upon us (and you cannot be grumpy with a 4 day working week) although the weather in Oxfordshire continues to be confused (we had warm springlike days last week and then snow on Monday night). This is balanced out however by the windowsill succulents who as well as having Read more about In which my succulents are happy but I have stuff to do[…]

Progress report

So whilst still trying to figure out the correct size for a few remaining panels for artweeks I have been working on leading a couple of dragonflies (this as you may remeber was a commission, a copy on a previous design of mine but in a different colourway for a friend and while this needs Read more about Progress report[…]

The many wonders of Stroud (with added beautiful sculptures)

I took Friday off work as I had a rather important appointment to keep in beautiful Stroud. Back in the summer Sian & I visited Bothy Vineyard to see a collection of sculptures. While we were there I came across a really beautiful goddess sculpture, unfortunately for me she was £3000 (worth every penny, but Read more about The many wonders of Stroud (with added beautiful sculptures)[…]

Let there be light

I’ve been feeling a little low this week, some work stuff and generally just the weather being a bit rubbish meant I wasn’t my usual happy self. This was turned around this weekend though by some good times with friends & family and some bright additions to my studio space. First of all this lamp Read more about Let there be light[…]

More painting on glass

This weekend I returned to Ardington to do another glass painting workshop with the lovely Nicola Kantorowicz. I had a very specific project in mind ever since I got involved with the Oxford Moth Project  earlier this year I’ve been pretty fascinated by all the different colours and patterns of moths. While looking through my Read more about More painting on glass[…]

Learning to cable

On Saturday I headed to the always lovely Oxford Yarn Store to spend 3 hours learning the basics of cabling (fantastic as because you aren’t at home so you do actually get 3 hours knitting & also the ever wonderful James was on hand  – decked in cables – should anything go wrong). We started Read more about Learning to cable[…]