All posts by Susan Canfield

Alice at the V&A.

Janette and I originally had tickets for this exhibition in March but we had to wait a further two months before we could step down the rabbit hole into the Sainsbury Gallery, follow the White Rabbit and experience this most curious of worlds imagined by Lewis Carroll and created by John Tenniel. I’d used Tenniel’s […]

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Sad slippers

Whilst I’ve been stitching this pair of slippers it occurred to me how much use my own slippers have had since the end of March. Unlike this pair mine are beginning to look a little worse for wear. This image is part of my design which illustrates the F. Scot Fitzgerald short story The Curious […]

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The V&A opens its doors

The last time I ventured out to the metropolis was 28th February to the V&A exhibition Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk. Then, on 27th August, Janette and I both hit the city with another trip to this exhibition In February the final photo I took is the one shown above of an ensemble, Wa-Lolita, created in […]

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The Hütte

This morning I heard Antony Gormley speaking to the poet Simon Armitage on a past edition of one of my favourite podcasts The Poet Laureate has gone to his shed.  Gormley was remarking on some of the items in the Armitage shed.  When the poet asked Gormley if he had a shed the answer was, […]

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