You never know what to Expect!

January 2017 You never know what to Expect! In recent years I have found it easier to face the “trauma” of aging by marking my birthday with an interesting arty experience. This year four generations – my mum, daughter, grandson and myself visited the Tel Aviv Museum of Art to view  Regarding Africa – Contemporary […]

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Sketching

In order to improve my drawing skills I have been going to watercolour classes(!) and while everyone else has battled with colour I have focused on light and shade with pencil, charcoal, pen and ink.  Some of my efforts have reached my Following a Thread sketch book whilst others, although I have kept them, really […]

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Embroiderers’ Guild at Harrogate

Last weekend I spent three days – well two and a half actually because I had to look around the Textile Gallery – on the Embroiderers’ Guild stand at the Harrogate Knitting and Stitching Show.The Guild exhibited in the King’s Suite, a gallery which was opened at the show for the first time and turned out […]

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Braintree Christmas Fair

Yesterday Carol, Libby and I ran a stall on behalf of EAST at the Braintree Museum’s Christmas Fair.  The event was run to coincide with turning on the Christmas lights in the town but that wasn’t going to happen until it became dark.  In the meantime there was a choir, two groups of Morris dancers, […]

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Wet / Fired – The Eighth Biennale of Israeli Ceramics  Last week I was able to attend this amazing exhibition. I could not believe that two years had passed since the last one. Yet again this collection of  artists provided a show that exemplified the wide range of ceramic art today. From huge crates and […]

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