spoons!

spoons!

11 May, 2014 ·

My friend Kate Kingmill, who is rather marvellous in all respects, has recently opened a small gallery. I have daydreamed about offering something for her to show, but I suppose I think of myself as more of a market person than an art gallery person. It is fun having a friend who owns one though, since whatever kind Keep reading…

how to knit a pot (or three)

how to knit a pot (or three)

16 February, 2014 · ,

I’m right in the middle of a harebrained scheme just now that involves producing as many beautiful crafty things as I can. And since I’m also back at work, I have two half-hour train trips per day to fill with knitting. The knitting has to be easy, especially in the afternoons, because my brain is mush Keep reading…

new violets and some embroodling

29 July, 2013 · ,

Last week another brand new box of Violets arrived on my doorstep all the way from New York. I think their cheerful yellowness must be perfect in that part of the world where it is sunny and lovely at this time of year. But it’s oddly perfect for the winter here too, where daffodils and jonquils are shooting up Keep reading…