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…a marmalade cake, an old embroidery, a little portrait and a naughty Jemima…

…stumbling downstairs early on Saturday morning I was greeted with a scene of devastation.  Not only had naughty Jemima ripped up an entire roll of kitchen paper, but she had become inextricably tangled with one of my bras – whilst … Continue reading

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…London town, snowdrops, and my first ever marmalade…

…the beautiful snow that has shrouded our home for what seems like an eternity has finally melted away, the only memories being some photos and quick little watercolours… …I’m finding it  somewhat hard being so far away from London at … 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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…homemade dough, mr pheasant and a burn…baby…burn…

My poor cub has managed to burn his foot today and so I seem to have achieved rather little, however, I have sketched an illustration of Mr Pheasant flying off to the office…. …and made a fresh dough to make … Continue reading

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“of pastures and animals, of microbes and time”

…so wrote Harold McGee on the sublimely delicious, diversely characterful and nourishing simplicity created by one ingredient – milk, and a little magic – cheese. Last night I spent my evening at The Ludlow Food Centre enjoying a delicious wine … Continue reading

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