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A few more drawings…

A few more drawings…

This time some drawings from the studio. I seem to be very into drawing what’s in front of me at the moment. It takes no thought and is quite relaxing. I’ve taken to drawing peoples houses as I travel around leaving little drawings as I […]

Comfort food inspired by Asia

Comfort food inspired by Asia

Last week was a bit of a week for various reasons so this weekend I decided to play around in the kitchen and make something comforting with notes of my asian trip. I am a big fan of pancakes any day of the week or […]

A little snowy interlude

A little snowy interlude

I’m sure most of you know that the UK has experienced the most snow fall for years its been labelled ‘the beast from the east’!  We had one lot and as we were all getting back to normal a second lot hit us. In all […]

Delicious orange and black sesame cake

Delicious orange and black sesame cake

Yesterday my housemate went off on an adventure to Iran (not at all jealous, much!) She cleared out the fridge of stuff that wouldn’t last which included an orange puree and some almond milk, these two things screamed ‘bake a cake’ to me so I […]

A little something from my other life.

A little something from my other life.

If you’ve been following me for a while you will know that I am a big fan of cyanotype prints to record objects from journeys or loved ones. This has kind of mushroomed over the years where other people get involved and give me things […]

First Asia inspired dinner

First Asia inspired dinner

I’ve been back for four days and I am already missing asian food. So tonight I decided to concoct something inspired by much of the food I have eaten over the last two months. I had to pop out to buy eggs but other than […]

Beautiful welcome home

Beautiful welcome home

Morning everyone! Well I am back home after the most wonderful adventure over the last couple of months around South East Asia. Coming from 30 degrees to minus one is a little bit of a shock, especially as I only had flip-flops to wear on […]

Inktober challenge

Inktober challenge

It’s Inktober time again which means an ink drawing a day for the whole of October. To be honest its not really a difficulty its more of a pleasure. I was a little late starting as I had a nasty bug for the first couple […]

Cathedrals and gin in Ely

Cathedrals and gin in Ely

Last weekend I spent a few days in Ely, Cambridgeshire. Ely is the fifth smallest city in England and as it is officially a city it means it has a cathedral. Being the fens the area is quite flat, especially compared to Sheffield where I […]

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 […]