August Inspiration: Wonders of Nature

Lately I’ve been inspired by colour and found myself drawn to the wondrous combinations in the natural world, where nothing clashes and everything is changeable.  It’s always a good idea to get out and away from your sketchbook to remind yourself where magic comes from – or at least remind yourself that there is a…

jolie-laide June

Apologies for my absence last week.  I’m currently living in a building site and palace of chaos!  Furniture has been displaced, space eliminated, long-forgotten possessions unearthed and a doldrum of drilling blankets it all.  I miss my home.                   And then the ceiling cracked 😦 The silent…

Incapacitation / Inspiration

It has been an accident-prone week or so, beginning with last Monday.  The abridged version is that I suffered a head injury and spent last week resting, recovering, not doing very much and ultimately being bored.  (Lucky for me that I’d prescheduled last week’s post on new classes.)  I am slowly getting back to normal…

Winter Crochet

It’s been some time since I blogged about anything crochet-related, so I thought I’d share some bits and pieces with you as I take a breather between projects. First, though, is some good news for south east Londoners looking for crochet lessons!  I will be teaching a beginners crochet class at The White Room, Crofton…