Autumn is slowly drawing to a close, with the winter solstice around the corner. Our walks are getting more wet and muddy. The sky displays gorgeous and ever changing artwork reflecting the light of the sun, hiding somewhere behind the clouds... The trees are now bare, revealing their skeletons... The sheep are the line between … Continue reading Autumn Tales
Dear friends, I hope you are well and that you are enjoying Autumn wherever you are. I'm now getting ready for my next 6 day workshop which will start in exactly a week from now. My last workshop at Emerson College was in early June. It was the end of Spring, the days were longer … Continue reading What if people think I’m crazy?
Wakehurst is one of my favourite place around here... I always enjoy spending time there, it's such an inspiring location... Especially at this time of the year. Here are some photographs of our day there... Ink Cap. This polypore looks like it's made out of glass... The different shades and colour combinations are such a … Continue reading Promenade dans un jardin anglais
Well it's Autumn. I have a real fondness for Autumn. I tend to wrap things up in Autumn. For me it's a time when things just come together, when all of my ideas and 'works in progress' come to fruition. This last week saw a couple of important milestones for me. On the knitting front, … Continue reading Autumnal Milestones
Hello my dear friends, I hope you are all well and that you all enjoyed Spring, Summer and the Autumn Equinox, wherever you are! Here life is like the tide. In and out. Gentle rolling waves. Storms. Winds. Then deep, blue and calm again. My thoughts and ideas are like seagulls. Sometimes they blend in … Continue reading Autumn Equinox catch up
The weather has been exquisitely hot here and we have been enjoying the summer. I have been quietly knitting and crocheting away, starting to prepare for my stall at the Christmas fair at the end of November. I spent quite a while last week teaching myself to crochet as I have been making leaves and … Continue reading Warm ups…
the fire never quite goes out. stories reveal themselves, songs are made up or remembered spirits are dancing around us. potatoes are cooked in foil, hot cocoa sipped slowly, or not. embers are red and hot at the end of sticks. the heat on our faces, the smell of fire in our hair and clothes... … Continue reading Around the fire…