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  • the sea, the sea

    ‘The Sea': 12″X12″ acrylic on canvas I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the…

  • Learning to paint Jesse Reno style + 6 month blogiversary

    Anyone else signed up for An Artful Journey in California in February next year?  For Jesse Reno’s class?  It is…

  • At home: Welcome to my studio!

    “Pick one room and make it yours. Go slowly through the house. Be polite, introduce yourself, so it can introduce…

  • Overwhelmed by kindness

    Housewarming gifts and cards have been pouring in before we have even had the chance to send out our new address…

  • Busy bee

    So much going on at the moment.  Lots of exciting things in the pipeline, can’t wait to share.  Here’s a…

  • Exploring

    When you move somewhere new, you start each journey from a different place.  We only moved 10 minutes from where…

  • Do What You Love interview: Yvonne Carmichael

    Yvonne Carmichael is the curator of Art in Unusual Spaces, a scheme which opens up empty shop units in city…

  • Shoes and memories

    One of the best bits about unpacking and sorting boxes of stuff is rediscovering all the stuff you already have.  It’s…

  • Paradoxes

    I love to travel yet I love to nest (especially right now!) I love to be surrounded by people yet I…

  • Time out

    Spent the day on the water today.  Taking a break from it all, getting caught up in the excitement of a…