Category Archives: Random

Anna’s Random Thoughts

I’m going to have to do this, given the title! A simple and effective artist’s book idea from Anna Yevtukh-Squire. I’ve enjoyed some brilliant classes in creative bookmaking with Anna at Malvern School of Art. over the last couple of … Continue reading

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Revisiting the past: ‘dame school’.

I occasionally search desultorily for some of my childhood memories in one form or another. A search for mentions of my ‘dame school’ in Bukuru, Nigeria, threw up a surprise result today, in the form of a book written by … Continue reading

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Belated Happy New Year!

And an even more belated post. I can’t blame the art summer school (August), daughter’s wedding (end of September), various forays into printing and a flurry of bookmaking for my first ever demo (November) or even the post-election depression and … Continue reading

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Around the garden

There seems to be a seasonal colour theme going on in the garden today… Montage of a  few phone snaps. I do feel a bit guilty at robbing the poor embarrassed moai of their dignity with the pansy hats!

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The wave

A bit of phone fun.

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Galactic…

Playing with phoneography…

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Still here…

Well, that’s embarrassing. 1st March already and my first post of 2017… Ashamed of myself! Here are a few suitably random pics just to show that I haven’t hibernated the whole time since I last posted!

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Random Acts of Kindness in the Great Wen

Earlier this week our photographic group of four took a photo-trip to London, combining this with taking a look at the exhibition Strength for Life at St Martin-in-the-Fields as Pam, one of our number, had a winning portrait on show.       … Continue reading

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2016 – rebooted

Well, that took me by surprise. It’s almost the end of January and I’ve not even wished you well for the New(ish) Year…. It’s been rather a downbeat start. We cancelled a visit to friends for New Year’s Eve as … Continue reading

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Serendipity

Our mercy mission the other day saw us taking an impromptu wander around the delightful Cotswold village of Painswick which happened to be holding its Artburst festival. Part of this took place in the Painswick Centre, an impressive facility for … Continue reading

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