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July Studio Day – Part 2

there is nothing more companionable than sitting in a beautiful spot, chatting, crafting and sketching together sharing photos and tiny tendrilly stone and wire sculptures  and seeing how our different items sit together perched on 200 year old juniper still … Continue reading

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July Studio Day – part 1

Glorious day to sit and create with a wonderful bunch of artists and and a perky little terrier ……..

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Wild Daffodil at Society6

I have tried to hold back until a few things are sorted out before sharing a new online shop with you all – but it’s no good, I just can’t wait any more! Society6 is an online shop based in America. … Continue reading

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Imagine ….

After two days immersed in digging and delving in my garden, my body aches and creaks and groans, but what joy at the end of the day to peer deep into these gorgeous flowers and imagine……. I just want to … Continue reading

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Hod Hill walk

Still savouring Sunday, with more pictures from Sunday’s wonderful walk in the crisp, clear Spring sunshine. the track leading to Hod Hill We had to take a diversion to get to the hill fort as the path was blocked because … Continue reading

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Stourpaine Walk

Sunny Sunday! A walk around Stourpaine, a friend and I were walking the paths of our ancestors. The larks were singing the sun was bright … First we stopped off at Compton Abbas a peaceful spot this rhododendron was showing … Continue reading

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Sunset

from the bottom of my garden and reflected in my bedroom window Glorious!

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Another one for you Lizi

Look who came to visit today And sat very obligingly on the lily, that is just outside my front door, while I went to get the camera and didn’t seem to mind being photographed at all   I wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Bee in hollyhock

Playing with the picture of the bee in the hollyhock I took at Charleston in the SumoPaint app as shared by iHanna by reducing divisions to 4, I got this   and then by increasing the divisions I discovered some perky … Continue reading

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Charleston Farmhouse

More pictures from my trip to Kent. Charleston Farmhouse near Lewes has a fabulous garden – profusion is the word that comes to mind. The inside of the house is a must see too, we were not able to take … Continue reading

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Meadow Mandalas

In response to iHanna’s post about the mandala making Sumo Paint tool, I told her that about 10 years ago I used to take photos, make oodles of copies and then cut segments from them to glue together to make mandalas. She … Continue reading

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A walk to the sea from Prospect Cottage

Windblown shacks and old decaying boats create a fascinating open air ‘museum’. The sea, the tide out for miles and people digging in the sand flats, maybe for cockles? Looking back at the road, with Prospect Cottage on the horizon, … Continue reading

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Kent on Monday

So much to tell you! On Monday I spent a very hot and sticky 4.5 hours in my car (no air-con) to stay with friends in Kent and was rewarded by arriving in the most idyllic garden full of roses … Continue reading

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OMG! this is just the best thing!

I can’t write too much as it’s late and I really need to wind down or I will never get to sleep, but I just had to share this Kaleidoscope programme from iHanna’s blog click here to see her post. … Continue reading

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Workshops!

Eeek! Exciting! One of our lovely blog readers – Pat of the glorious Grass Wave (more photos to come in another post – it’s coming on beautifully) Has asked me to put together some workshops to run in the Hall … Continue reading

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Sharing the Link Love

Sharing links to other blogs is a LOVErly  idea from Tammy at Daisy Yellow, so here goes – some British blog links: 1. The blog of a Scottish architect interested in Land Art 2. My fellow blogger Sarah did a stunning … Continue reading

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Links

Great idea Tammy of Daisy Yellow to share the links to 5 blogs Here are some of my favourites: Quinn Creative Great thought provoking articles with lots of links to other blogs and art journaling. Matt Scrumptious crochet, wonderful colours and … Continue reading

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…..on the way back

There was a rainbow and taking the less rocky path down I came across this memorial stone This branch of the path takes you the top of the old lime kilns – more ideas of future mandala projects, perhaps creating … Continue reading

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A farewell walk

On my last day in Solva I took a walk up the hill to look down on the beach below – still with the mandala in mind – I would have liked to create one by adding to the circle … Continue reading

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A walk on Solva beach

When the tide is out A mandala left by another, I wonder how long it has been there Looking back towards the village Vibrant green – looks good enough to eat One of several old limekilns on the beach Looking … Continue reading

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Skye Mandala

Yesterday was sunny!!! Hurray! At last! Important to make the most of it, so my daughter and I took the children to South Beach, Studland. I had been talking to Sarah about the mandala I had made in Skye and she … Continue reading

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Join me on a Winter Solstice Walk

along the beach and up the hill  Seeing the houses perched on the cliff and then to St.Catherine’s Chapel, and Granny-by-the-sea. When my children we younger we used to walk here and they had to find Granny-by-the-sea before we had … Continue reading

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How about this for a wreath

Blog hopping again – just come in from helping my son move some cows on the cliffs near Durdle Door here he is on a sunnier day It was blowing a hoolie and we got soaked but I LOVE helping … Continue reading

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The next day

For anyone not able to get out and walk today! We have had an extremely wet year. I got fascinated with the reflections in the puddles and the tracks in the mud: my tracks, tractor tracks, deer tracks and bird … Continue reading

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Walk

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After doodling, walking: I’m lucky enough to be able to walk straight out of my garden into a field, past a wood, through a wood, across a field and back again:

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What is it about this photo ….

  Elfie was dressing up and took a photo of herself. There is something randomly captivating about this photo, and a bit surreal, magical, witchy……. what? I can’t quite get it ….

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Dorset Voices Launched

Dorset Voices Launched.

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