Monthly Archives: November 2015

Encaustic Work in Progress (aided and abetted by Badger, Mole, Ratty, Toad and Mrs Ffleshe)


This is tiny.  Each of the two pages measures 4″x4″, the images within about 3″x3″. It is an altered book, artist’s book, encaustic on Plaster of Paris, eco print, collage. When it’s finished I will have added stitch and more … Continue reading

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The Talking Knot, the Khipu of Rapaz and Cheese and Tomato Lasagne


Everything is connected to everything else. We are all connected. Anything any one of us does, impacts in some way on anything and anyone else. Continue reading

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Je Suis Paris


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Trammels, the Cailleach, the Caim and the Gratitude Hot-Wire


By sheer synchronicity 🙂 just after posting my last blog – Beauty and Story in Unlikely Places – images of some of the exquisite works of artist Mary Snyder Behrens dropped into my email box. Trammels, she calls them. She … Continue reading

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Beauty and Story in Unlikely Places


Beauty can turn up in the most unlikely places. A golden dawn, reflected.  Just what on earth is the source of that green light, emanating, it seems, from that satellite dish?  One could write such a story … Let me … Continue reading

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Singing: In St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square


Yesterday I joined a bunch of other singers in the famous St Martin-in-the Fields church at Trafalgar Square for a morning singing workshop on three of Handel’s Coronation Anthems, followed at 12.30 by a public performance.  (That’s me – soprano … Continue reading

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