En Francais

This year for Christmas we were lucky enough to go and visit James dad, step mum and their two little dogs who live near a town called Fougere in France. We took the car across by Ferry a couple of days before Christmas so when we arrived everyone was really getting into the Christmas spirit. Read more about En Francais[…]

Back from the Kiln – not quite right

I was so excited when I sent my moth wings to be fired, after working through the design I was really pleased with the painted wings. I just had enough time to do a small suncatcher (below) to use up my paint & then it was time to say goodbye to my pieces as they Read more about Back from the Kiln – not quite right[…]

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[…]

Insects at home and abroad at Oxford Natural History Museum

I don’t tend to write much about work on here, mostly because this is an out of work blog and so filled with out of work things, but this evening’s activity is too good not to share. I work as an environment coordinator and the best bit about that role is organising events to get Read more about Insects at home and abroad at Oxford Natural History Museum[…]

Oxford Moths training day

On a very damp Sunday indeed volunteers for the first project by Inquisitive about Nature (a group of enthusiasts who “believe that people’s access to science should not be limited by wealth or social status. We aim to facilitate young people designing and executing science projects to make a real contribution to science.” gathered at Oxford’s Read more about Oxford Moths training day[…]