No words to spare


So have another sunrise (not today’s sadly, which was a bit pathetic as these things go).     Do remember to check out the instagram feed to keep up to date with my pics.

If you go down to the woods today


be sure to take your carrying bag, map, binoculars and little brother.    Don’t forget your imagination. There could be fairies in the wood, but you’ll have to be quiet or you might scare them away. Watch for the signs. There could be gossamer hammocks hung from old flowers.   Maybe they’ve grown little fairy steps […]

Saturday snippets 3 October 2015


{riding} a bike. I staggered out of bed earlier than I needed to be up to get Big to cadets D of E, and as I met her in the kitchen she said – go look at the sky. So I did, and then I went back inside, asked to borrow her bike, and peddled […]

Friday photo – sunrise and spray.


   Worth getting up before 7 and running to the beach.  More pics (and even a timelapse video!) on instagram

Circle time.


It will surprise no one who knows me that I’m pretty much making this up on the fly (If you’re wondering what I’m talking about, pop back to the first post about creative circles here. I’ll wait.) What I have in mind is a situation in which we all support each other. The support each […]

Sun dogs and eclipses


The super blood moon last night was incredible. The three youngest children saw it – each of the younger two just had a look, while Small stayed up for around an hour watching it.  I didn’t get a red picture. For some reason it didn’t occur to me to try manual focus, and the light […]

Saturday snippets 26 September 2015


{feeling} like it’s rather more than 2 steps back for every step forward at the moment. But I think a very large part of that is my own perception, and that’s something I need to work on.  {washing} all the things. And wishing there weren’t quite so many things. So much bedding, and Tudor kit, […]

Friendship, community and creativity


Have a picture of a seagull.    This isn’t just a seagull, this is a symbol of friendship. Susan sent me the sketch set used to draw it as a surprise present, this sketch is by way of a thank you. We’ve built our friendship online, through our blogs, through twitter, through instagram. We’re watching […]

Saturday snippets 19 September 2015


Lovely day at kentwell. Odd without big and Tim though.

Wordless wednesday at the school of art

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