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…blue, blue Monday…

…I hadn’t realised it was Blue Monday until I found out from my friend Margot – I immediately spiralled into a bad mood and, sadly,  I think tomorrow may be even more dull as it won’t even have a title for its … Continue reading

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…snow, snow, snow, stories, studios and soufflés…

…the snow has drifted and danced its way around the farm all day.  It is seemingly relentless.  The sky is leaden and heavy, the landscape blindingly white and the snowflakes keep falling.  I am distracted from what I am supposed … 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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