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Women’s March, London 2017: Uplifting, Inspiring, Very Happy to be One Among the Young, Old, Dogs in Coats who Attended


   

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One Square at a Time


There is a lot of weather going round at the moment, physically and metaphysically. Since I’m talking about squares, forgive the play on words, though the round in my first sentence ought really to be around. Poetic licence. There is a deal of … Continue reading

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Nature Journal 6: Buttercups and Herb Robert


Buttercup “The common Buttercup (Ranunculus acris) bears among rustics in the midland counties the vulgar name of “Crazy,” for which, until lately, I could never account; but it would appear that this meadow plant is considered an “insane herb” by … Continue reading

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Nature Journal 5: Hawkweed, Hawkbit


“Coles tells us respecting the Eyebright how “Divers authors write that goldfinches, linnets, and some other birds make use of this herb, for the repairing of their own and their young ones’ sight. The purple and yellow spots and stripes … Continue reading

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Keeks June 2016


“Name the different kinds of people,’ said Miss Lupescu. ‘Now.’ Bod thought for a moment. ‘The living,’ he said. ‘Er. The dead.’ He stopped. Then, ‘… Cats?’ he offered, uncertainly.” ― Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book

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Nature Journal 2: Foxgloves


“The second reason is, that imperfection is in some sort essential to all that we know of life. It is the sign of life in a mortal body, that is to say, of a state of progress and change. Nothing … Continue reading

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Looking Again: Correspondences and Mapping Death


A couple of days ago I learnt that I’d been accepted into Ning’s Artist Book 3.0 group and I’ve been busy uploading images to albums on my Ning personal page. In the process of looking again at works I’ve not viewed … Continue reading

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This Blog is Alive and Buzzing


Just in case you thought I’d gone away. I’m recovering from March, that’s all, being a Mad March Hare (Chinese Astrology). I’m full of Spring Fever now. Like this busy buzzing ginger bee making the most of an alpine flower, … Continue reading

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I’ve restored order to my studio after the nightmare upheaval of the new carpet laying. (Only one room to go). Keeks decided that the best way to help would be to keep a vigilant eye on the street down below. … Continue reading

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Stitching a Ladder to Climb


Ladder Stitch I Recycled Sari Silk 3 February 2016January 2016 was not a good month. In some ways. I’ve been sick. We’re having new carpets fitted (an enormous upheaval ). I’m working surrounded by chaos. Continue reading

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