Category Archives: About artists.

The things that really matter.

I have been thinking.  Again, I know.  About the things that really matter. The first is good health. After the last decade I consider myself a bit of an expert on this, because I haven’t had it and have been … Continue reading

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Quilting

I think it is good for any artist to reach beyond their zone of familiarity and essay another medium altogether.  Many years ago I did crazy patchwork from the very pure motives of using up expensive pieces of material, rather … Continue reading

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Teaching them what needs the learning of it.

I have been watching, with interest, a video tutorial on how to fold a made item back into a bag which is part of it. In the opinion of this blogger who could not set up a film studio at … Continue reading

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Tall and thin.

No, not me dear.  Chance would be a fine thing.  There is recent research that has discovered that people with huge thighs live longer than the lean flanked, so that’s all your top models not getting out of bed for … Continue reading

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The great indoors.

How fortunate we are to live on this ball of rock with a wonky axis.  Unless you live on the waistband, which, like all waistbands tends to be out there and a bit overheated, you get seasons.  Seasons are our … Continue reading

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The new normal

I had every intention of being funny today but it just isn’t in me. Naturally the stronger reverberations of the suicide in the wider family are going to take some time to die down. Many people will have lost a … Continue reading

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Wad some po’or…….

The incomparable Mr Burns did remark that it would be interesting if we could see ourselves as others see us. It would, and, also, quite alarming. This morning, being Friday, is recycling day at the edge of the pavement.  Round … Continue reading

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Read all about it.

I wish I could say I’d planned my life and then carried out the plan.  This is one mode of operation that life coaches are awfully keen on, though the minute anyone says ‘life coach’ I immediately wonder why they … Continue reading

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The gift.

I distinctly recall, when I was three years old deciding that I would never give my mother the satisfaction of seeing me cry.  I never did and now my emotions are locked down tighter than a ship of nuns in … Continue reading

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Assorted things.

There have been some rollercoaster days of late, it’s been that sort of week.  I read in the newspaper that people are complaining of boredom.  I never seem to get the chance. Midweek I got a very helpful letter from … Continue reading

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