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15th August 2019

Granny's 1950s Style part one

Visiting my grandmother’s house as a child was always a pure delight; other people’s houses, particularly grandmothers, and the possessions therein were always so much more interesting and exciting than anything we had at home. While the adults would chat over cups of tea and homemade cake I would squirrel myself away in her bedroom to explore her treasures.
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15th August 2019

With yarn we create

The pleasure of fibre alone is one of the things that got me interested in knitting in the first place. Texture and colour are the things that excite and stimulate our creative minds. So whilst the pure joy of simply possessing a skein of beautiful fibre does satisfy a certain need, it is ultimately the addictive process of crafting by hand that keeps us picking up our needles.
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18th June 2019

Inspired by the landscape

A tutor at Art School, where I studied Fine Art, often said that ‘It always comes back to the landscape”, and I have found this to be so true. Nature of course has all the answers, if only we would stop to look and listen. If in need of that all too elusive bolt of inspiration I only have to change my immediate environment, take myself for a walk, people watch outside a café, visit a gallery or market, stare at the sea or get lost in the nearest green space, and I can feel re-charged. 
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