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…pickling, preserving, painting and a whole lot of fun with sheep…

…Autumn has quickly taken hold… …and I have been busy picking blackcurrants for fruit cheese, foraging mountains of blackberries for jam, breaking my back with pounds of damsons for gin, and hoarding buckets of apples to mulch and crush for our latest … Continue reading

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…a morning of solitude, a Sunday of Remembrance and darkening afternoon skies…

This is my first morning alone for a long time. My boy is away for a few hours, wearing the finest shoes I have seen in a while… So, I am drifting around my home seeking inspiration.  It is a … Continue reading

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…pickled quince, an oil sketch and frozen fingers…

Earlier this afternoon, the low autumn sun was casting beautifully long, mauve shadows across the golden landscape.  Whilst my little boy was taking a well deserved nap, I painted a quick oil sketch en plein aire – it was too … Continue reading

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