Daily Archives: July 18, 2013

Below The Line: Imprinting and Incorporating

A little more progress on my personal art project: Below The Line, which is essentially about making the invisible, visible. Inspiration often comes from non-artistic sources and the image here is from one of the recyclable cardboard containers that my Riverford organic veggies arrive in each week, courtesty of Liz and Caroline (the organic sisters!) normally Liz. This one contained my order of Portobello mushrooms and as you see, the mushrooms’ natural die has stained/imprinted the cardboard. I’ve been recycling these lovely prints into seed boxes or composting them. I’ll keep them now as each time, the print is different. I’ll be eating a lot more Portobello mushrooms from now on. And exploring veggie staining. Continue reading

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Poem: Around the Village Green

I wrote the following poem a few months back for a competition. Its theme was Looking Back. It had to be about early childhood memories. I didn’t win. I was interested to note that the winner came from Northumberland, as … Continue reading

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Walking Whitstable

“We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.” Mother Teresa http://www.tranquilwaters.uk.com The seaside is a treasure trove of inspiration for artists. Look … Continue reading

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