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April alphabet challenge – P is for prints

 Every picture tells a story – these two prints are not valuable but both scenes fascinating. Nothing changes in some respect –  many of us have an  obsession with  capturing every aspect of our lives  on camera or mobile phone … Continue reading

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April alphabet challenge – O is for Orange

Cheerful  and  full of surprises!       

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April alphabet challenge – M is for Marionettes

Well what what you would expect from a puppeteer – I still have fond memories of most of my marionettes, workshops and performances.                Puppets are the kind you hold in your hand by the … Continue reading

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April alphabet challenge – L is for lace

This is a tiny cushion made for a bride with a piece of handmade antique lace. The lace is old – the item itself new – the pin to be borrowed and returned to the giver and the whole thing … Continue reading

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April alphabet challenge – K is for Kites

Kites had their beginning in China over three thousand years ago. They were made from bamboo for the frame and silk for the sail and bridle. In China kites had a mythical and religious element. Kites have always appealed to … Continue reading

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April alphabet challenge – i is for ink

  Ink  sketch of people on Brighton beach in the 60s. Lots of people say they can’t draw, but much of that is due to being put off early in life! There was a brilliant book called ‘Drawing from the … Continue reading

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April alphabet challenge – H is for happinesss

 Today things that make me happy at random – although I think that happiness is often the ability to live in the moment. To avoid untimely gossip, to maintain one’s health if one can, to endeavour to be kindly and to … Continue reading

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April alphabet challenge – G is for garden, naturally.

       b The birds in the garden today – the poem is about the garden in London. The Passing Season Hidden from view he hums, deep resonant sounds of age and wisdom. My neighbour’s steady beat on wooden stakes … Continue reading

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Alphabet challenge – E for ego

E is for ego Ego Ego likes to get about to jump, to hop, to run, he’s bright and sharp and sparky, intent on having fun. When he’s at a party he’s rude, he’s crass, a bore, if there is … Continue reading

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April alphabet challenge – D for the lovely South Downs

 D is  for the South Downs                       taken in so many different shades of light!

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