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The pleasure of learning

I started a short course on mixed media and photo-transfer this week, having no real background in painting or mixed media beyond the little dabble with artists’ books. It took me back to school days, scrabbling round at the last … Continue reading

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Feeling crabby?

It’s been a while since I did anything vaguely foodie, partly as I’ve been on an awkward exclusion diet (low FODMAP) for a while. All bets were off in Lisbon last week though! I am now back on the wagon … Continue reading

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Childhood

It is an ever-recurring pleasure to relive vicariously the discoveries, joys and little triumphs of early childhood, whenever I see their glow shining in Ava’s eyes.

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The wave

A bit of phone fun.

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Disappeared…

Looking through some Yorkshire directories on a genealogy hunt last night I found two wonderful, if rather niche, job categories – Strickle Makers and Scribbling and Fulling Millers. It set me off, not least as I think my last job … Continue reading

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Signs

Sparse, icy winds slink away under the banishing warmth of the sun’s stern glare, surrendering to the nascent spring song.

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Winter into spring

A tad optimistic, perhaps, as I’m sure winter has more to surprise us with, but spring has been advancing of late. A few phone snaps from a couple of meanders in the last few days, at Worcester Woods and my … Continue reading

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Entmoot

A wayside stop last summer in rural France (in the Brenne). The tree circle looked like an Entmoot…

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The Dreamer

Just a bit of phone fun…

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Insomnia…

…a mobile phone and Snapseed.

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