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A Tale of Two Jugs

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Something to mull over in these jugs… Random Treasure It’s been quiet on the blog front in recent weeks. Preoccupied with the summer holidays and a whole bunch of other highly pleasurable activities, I just haven’t had time or inclination … Continue reading

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8 ways Yorkshire has changed the world

Just a few contributions from God’s Own County! Heritage Calling Our capital city, London, is the heart of the political system and where power, protest and progress converge to make change a reality in law. However, the great ideas and … Continue reading

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Piroska Horváth [Austria]

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Originally posted on Droitwich Mail Art:
Piroska Horváth is a Hungarian artist who works and lives in Austria. Her art is mostly inspired by nature – her paintings bursting with colours, applied on the surface often in thick layers. Piroska sent us…

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Marbling in Malvern!

An entertaining afternoon at Malvern Hills College on the creative bookmaking course – trying out a traditional Chinese ink marbling technique. A simple but engaging process and somewhat random but pleasing results.

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Self Portrait 2018

Originally posted on Droitwich Mail Art:
New year, new mail art project! SELF PORTRAIT          past, present, future and wannabe self [other-pair-of-eyes self, mum’s-wish self, socially-acceptable self, if-only self, before-I-met-you self, selfish self, the-best-of self, naughty self,…

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Sourdough – what’s in a name?

Originally posted on The Idiot Baker:
Once upon a time I’d never even heard of sourdough. In fact, I was middle-aged by the time I did, and I only heard of it because I started making my own bread. Funny thing is,…

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Citizen science – can you help?

via Zooniverse Advent: Day 2 – Treeversity

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Turkish eggs – cilbir

Having tasted this at Providores in London I had to find out how to make this ultimate comfort food! I’ve adapted it to as low-fat a version as possible in the past; today was not quite ‘go-for-broke’ but the rationing … Continue reading

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Small Pleasures and Nemesis

I passed a thoroughly enjoyable couple of hours again today playing piano (albeit rather badly) to accompany a friend  who is taking up his clarinet again after quite a break. He is much more determined than I and practises beforehand … Continue reading

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Selected mail art in two venues during October

Originally posted on Droitwich Mail Art:
Droitwich Spa is a small town with not a single one art gallery. It is difficult to find a venue when you wish to show the art. But some of the local businesses are…

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