Cover to Cover

For the next EAST exhibition Bridging the Gap, I have studied trees. The book I thoroughly recommend is titled “Meetings with Remarkable Trees” by Thomas Pakenham. The chapter I enjoyed most was part five “Survivers – relics and ruins” it begins with a quote from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. “You are no ruin, sir […]

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Cover to Cover

I do like a book! I have quite a few (a lot some would say) all shapes and sizes and covering a wide range of subjects. Some cost many pounds, some just a few pence but all have been used, read and treasured. I have my kindle which I use but there is something about […]

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Cover to Cover

My choice of research for the EAST exhibition stems from a fascination with the ‘Vile Victorians’. It all started with this book I read several years ago now by Audrey Niffeneger (love that name, trips off the tongue) who also wrote ‘The Time Travelers Wife’. A real ‘page turner’ of a book. The story revolves […]

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Cardinal Fashion Studio

When I was 11years old I was on holiday in Lyme Regis1981, I found these 2 books in a second hand book shop and they which have captured me ever since, I think at the time I paid £11 each which blew out my holiday money and I had to beg my dad for extra […]

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‘Tailored’.  An exhibition by the 62 Group

Two weeks ago we had a holiday in the North Yorkshire Moors and took the opportunity to travel to Farsley, near Leeds to visit the 62 Group’s exhibition at Sunny Bank Mills. The exhibition, which ended  July 2nd, was called ‘Tailored’ and I was particularly interested in seeing how each artist had interpreted the title, […]

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