Books to Read in Wintertime

Although it has been unseasonably mild of late and not the usual freeze, the days are short and dark. I am therefore still following my usual course of reading some old favourites which… Continue reading

Round Up – Georgian Theatre Project I

I was commissioned early this year to make a body of work responding to the beautiful Georgian theatre in Richmond; it’s a wonderful building and doubles as a theatre museum during the day… Continue reading

Teacups, Zebras and Dancing Kaisers

There’s an elegant house near us called Wallington Hall, which is owned by the National Trust. I’ve been visiting it since I was little. Of late I’ve mainly wandered round the grounds rather… Continue reading

Party !

I’ve designed an eighties-inspired party invitation for my sister – even better, guests have to make it first !

Bonfire Night in Elsdon

There’s something that feels very ancient about gathering round a huge bonfire on our village green. Dark shapes made anonymous by the dazzling brightness; children hurtling around; the huge crashes of the fireworks… Continue reading

Dark nights and Candle light

Autumn Palette

A dose of painterly inspiration

A lovely image; I particularly like the flatness of the leaves against the young man’s legs. The roses were called Eglantine by the Elizabethans….”with sweet musk-roses and with eglantine” (A Midsummer Night’s Dream).… Continue reading