Tag Archives: Painter

Fire, redundancy and broken bones

May 2014 has not been a good month. 1.   I am under threat of redundancy – initially they got it wrong and told me I was redundant, before rescinding it – for now! 2.   I have broken my foot. In … Continue reading

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Start the way you mean to go on…

STICKS AND STONES Limited edition etching by Colin Bailey – http://www.ryepress.com We are creeping up to the end of January now – and I do mean creeping – January is such a long month, a seemingly endless tunnel of grey … Continue reading

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The End

  Am I over-dramatising? Well probably, but what the hell. We are having to close down our studio gallery after five years of very hard work and almost no days off for the Painter. It is SO upsetting. In fact, … Continue reading

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What makes an artist?

I put this into Google and it thought I hadn’t finished the question. It tried to complete it with ‘successful’, ‘great’, ‘famous’, ‘genius’, ‘unique’ and even ‘a target’! What I really wanted to know (and what I should have put … Continue reading

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Yohoho and all that jazz

The Painter – outside the gallery and all gussied up for Pirate Day. He decided that he didn’t want to be just another run of the mill pirate – there were several thousand of them in town already today – … Continue reading

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Zen and the art of doll making

When I started doll making this time around (it was a bit of an obsession when I was a little girl), the only thing I was sure of was that I didn’t want to make overly ‘pretty’ dolls or anything too realistic, … Continue reading

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Letting things slide…

I know I’ve been very remiss about my poor ignored blog lately. I do have some excuse, partly I was with Mum for the weekend after celebrating her birthday recently, and partly I have had a lot of work to … Continue reading

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A room with a view

This is what we woke up to in sunny Sussex this morning, beautiful, innit? Sorry the pic is a bit blurry, but I wasn’t going to open the window because all the newspaper keeping the draft out would have fallen … Continue reading

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