Just in time for Valentine’s Day: “Hearts & Flowers” jewellery set, “Be My Valentine” bracelet, “Roses are Red” bracelet, with earrings to come – and more being created daily!
Two of my fibre artworks have sold this week, Silver Birch with Lavender through from out of the blue studio gallery in Ōpunake, and Summer into Autumn at the Waikanae Community Market. The second sale followed a conversation about the fibres I used, and I mentioned that work submitted to the gallery in Ōpunake is… Read More Natural fibre artwork sells!
See my latest projects: abstract not-quite-landscapes as cushion covers, and a stripey compromise with my grandson who wanted a jersey in minty green: Cushions Minty vest
I’ve always loved silver birch trees with their intriguing bark and silvery trunks. I’ve included them in tapestries, along with pines and other trees, but it was a mosaic image I found on Pinterest that stayed at the back of my mind for a year or more while I worked on other projects. Now I… Read More Stitching inspired by mosaic art
We’ve had chokos in stir fry, in soup, roasted, steamed, in chutney, in lasagne…… Read More Too many chokos
We arrived at Ulsan KTX Station, Eonyang in the late afternoon, and were met by son-in-law SG, his mother and his two sons (our grandsons). So wonderful to see them for the first time since they moved to South Korea at the beginning of 2018. Halmoni (son-in-law’s mother, Korean for “grandmother”) took us straight to… Read More Finally with family
… on the KTX speeding at 300 kph from Seoul to Ulsan… Read More 300 kph on KTX!
Bamboo Forest: one of my favourite places we’ve visited in South Korea. It’s part of a huge park in Ulsan. We got to the bamboo part via a gourd tunnel! About 10 types of bamboo were labelled, and it was really peaceful to wander along the paths… …until people began striding through on their way… Read More South Korea: Ulsan
Home again after a fortnight holidaying in the beautiful South Island. As we drove, in rental car, from Picton to Christchurch, then (after TranzAlpine train trip) from Greymouth via Haast and Wanaka to Dunedin, then Oamaru and back to Christchurch to fly home, some reflections on holidaying arose. They begin with (1) at the bottom… Read More holidays are fun, so long as…
England – on a scale of cuteness….
Suddenly there is light all around