Category Archives: About artists.

Christmas

Happy Christmas, dear reader.  How are you and how are you doing? As usual the night before Christmas, sleeping badly in case I slept in, I was up at six o clock and looked out of my big south facing … Continue reading

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The art of card theatre.

Here we are at Christmas 2020. I have been making my own Christmas cards for over thirty years, I usually make about 70.  This year I thought I should pull out all the stops, I have been talking, over the … Continue reading

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Everything comes……….

To he who waits, it’s a long road that has no turning, the only constant in the universe is change……….. Are you ready to hit me yet?* Yes it has been a  very annoying year.  But on Tuesday it will … Continue reading

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Christmas on the cards.

Despite lockdown all over the place, Christmas is on the cards, mainly because I am making them. I’ve been doing it so long, I can’t even remember how long, possibly thirty years.  In the course of the clear up I … Continue reading

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The eyes have it.

Having spent ten days without my lenses in my eyes I am off for biometry, which is to say, measuring the eyes without the mitigating effects of contact lenses, to see what they can see. Well I can save them … Continue reading

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No Time to waste.

No time to waste. If I’m sounding like the White Rabbit, it’s because I have no time to waste. It’s the last room tomorrow. Finally after a year and a quarter of house makeover, I’m on to the final room.  … Continue reading

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Sawdust

Are you an Autumn enthusiast? I am in a qualified sort of way.  It might be something to do with getting older but I do see Autumn as a sort of death of nature. The cannas are doing a last … Continue reading

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Nikki’s (very small) miniatures.

Middle age, I often think, is a bit like jam.  There you are sandwiched in between your elders and your children, trying to care for both in some very sticky situations. Nikki compensates by miniaturising and is firmly of the … Continue reading

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Sylvia’s room.

I am aware that regular readers here are usually creative people. If you suspect that further time spent at home could be looming in the future, you may appreciate creative inspiration from other readers. Sylvia makes lots of room boxes … Continue reading

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Going up the walls.

I have finished going up the walls.  It took a couple of weeks because I had to have enforced breaks when my metal arm seized up. I don’t suppose Michelangelo had the same problem. (If you have low self esteem … Continue reading

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