exploring eating capturing

Books

Welcome to 2019

Welcome to 2019

Well hello to you all for the first time in almost ten months. My apologies for going quiet but life events kind of took over and I have struggled to keep my head above water. I needed some time to rest, heal and rediscover what […]

HOW TO PRESERVE YOUR WINDFALLS (OR SOMEONE ELSE’S) PART TWO – spicy

HOW TO PRESERVE YOUR WINDFALLS (OR SOMEONE ELSE’S) PART TWO – spicy

I hope you still have some apples left as this recipe is a cracker especially if you like spicy food. It comes from my preserving bible mentioned in the previous post but with a couple of added tweaks. The recipe is a relish rather than […]

How to preserve your windfalls (or someone else’s) Part one – Sweet

How to preserve your windfalls (or someone else’s) Part one – Sweet

Most of us know someone who has an apple tree if we don’t ourselves. At this time of year if you live in a particularly friendly area you might find a box of apples outside someones house that says ‘please help yourself’ so do help […]

Hokusai’s beautiful prints

Hokusai’s beautiful prints

Earlier this year I had the utterly delightful opportunity to see the ‘Hokusai – Beyond the Great Wave’ exhibition at the British Museum. It left me a bit speechless. I have been to hundreds of exhibitions over the years of all sorts of art but […]

Sewing in the sun.

Sewing in the sun.

My friend Anne in Blandford is a very productive sewer. She makes beautiful clothes. Her website is sewmadeup.co.uk if you would like to see her work, she is also a photographer so the images are also stunning! So she showed me a fab book she […]

And finally I went to India

And finally I went to India

Since the age of about thirteen I have wanted to go to India. I grew up in a community with many Asian friends (I learned to make chapatis when I was ten) and have always loved their culture, food, colour and clothes. Finally some thirty […]

A Wander in Florence

A Wander in Florence

A few years ago after a trip to Florence I created a book for The Sketchbook Project in Brooklyn New York. I used images from my sketchbook and turned them into cyanotype prints and used some photos I had taken turning them into sepia images […]