Smashing up vintage china with a hammer sends shards of pottery embellished with rich paisley pattern, gold leaf and hand painted swallows flying through the air. I am in no mood for safety, technique or planning. I am making a mosaic; nothing slick and polished, but something free spirited and easy and very, very last … Continue reading →
6 days in and these fabulous flowers from http://www.theflowermillcornwall.co.uk just keep on blooming! With home grown Chrysanthemums, Dahlia, Zinnia, chocolate scented Cosmos and wild Cornish hedgerow ferns and flowers, this bouquet has a natural grace which regular florists simply can not match. Its wild beauty takes us right back to nature; like walking through a … Continue reading →
Warm, toasted, cinnamon tea cakes from the artisan bakery at the Hundred Monkeys Café and sweet, organic, sun-ripened apricots in Earthfare are not the only things on offer in this early morning, sleepy Somerset market town. For this is Glastonbury; the world renowned focus for religious pilgrimage and where imagination, transformation, enlightenment and incense are … Continue reading →
Black and bohemian, dark, sultry and the stuff of fairy tales; Queen of the Night and parrot Tulips add a deep, dusky depth to any border or hand-tied posy. Add a touch of chartreuse, some smokey mauve and you have a moody confection fit for Vanessa Bell or Virginia Woolf. Go on, walk on the … Continue reading →
These tiny Brussels Sprouts seem to grow out of the painted leaves in this soft and serene still-life. This accidental pastiche takes this scene from flat to spatial and gives a most humble nod to the fabulous transformational work of- Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) http://www.mcescher.com/about/ HAPPY WEEKEND!