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Yes- surprise surprise- I’ve been back in the woods!

I can’t get enough of being outside at the moment. I am finding it very inspiring to leave the modern world behind and just be with nature and create and photograph. There’s a whole load of paintings to be born … Continue reading

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Back in the woods

Well here I am, back in the woods. Aldrin the buzzard has already stopped by to say hello and this evening a red kite was engaging in a sky battle with a crow. Inspiration for the day, however, has come … Continue reading

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Living wild in the woods.

Have  been spending a fair bit of time living wild in the woods of late. Have a friend who is lucky enough to own 10 acres of the most beautiful woodland, just across the river from Henley on Thames. It … Continue reading

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Silhouette and painting workshops with Longshaw Community Junior School, Blackburn

For the last couple of Fridays, I have been working with the delightful year 4 children and staff at Longshaw Community Junior School in Blackburn. We did some sketching in the school garden and then used the shapes that we … Continue reading

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A glimpse into my studio

Have managed to snatch 6 precious hours in my wonderful studio today. I am so so lucky. The sun was shining, Peanut (the dog) was pottering around and the starlings were bickering on the bird table in the garden. My … Continue reading

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This made me smile.

I can’t take the credit- a friend sent this to me today. It made me smile so I thought I would share.

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Just a smidgen of what I have been up to in the last couple of days

Another crazy week. I seem to be doing 3 workshops most days at the moment. Schools, after school clubs, family learning projects. All sorts. High on the agenda at the moment is Preston’s Mela festival. A celebration of Asian culture … Continue reading

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