Monthly Archives: October 2012

A splendid day at the V and A!

I do so love the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.  It really is the world’s greatest museum of art and design there is so much to see and it caters for every taste.  One of the things I like … Continue reading

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Handmade Revolutionaries

For the past few days I have been watching the new BBC2 series Paul Martin’s Handmade Revolution with mixed feelings.  I really started watching it because one of my friends took part in it and I went along to watch … Continue reading

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Getting Knitty and Stitchy

October is here again and suddenly it’s time for that annual extravaganza which celebrates everything to do with Knitting and Stitching… Twisted Thread’s Knitting and Stitching Show held over 4 days at London’s Alexandra Palace.  This year I went with … Continue reading

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appART – Autumn Art and Sculpture

I am guessing that an art exhibition at a garden centre is not very likely to get many reviews; but if the new appArt show at Secretts Garden Centre in Milford, near Godalming is anything to go by, that would … Continue reading

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Back to Basics – Creation Made Simple

In a previous post I spoke of the problems I have been having with ‘Artists Block’ which has been preventing me from creating artwork that is fully realised and that I am happy with.  As a last ditch attempt to … Continue reading

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Steaming into Autumn

The summer is finally over, not that there has been that much of a summer this year!  The weather has taken on a chillier turn and October has finally arrived.  So what to do now the winter is on the … Continue reading

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