Monthly Archives: October 2015

Colour Mixing in Nature’s Palette

It is apparently one of the very best years ever for autumn colour and one of the best places to see it is a Sheffield Park Gardens in East Sussex.  So it was that Mr PP and I took ourselves … Continue reading

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The BIG Draw

For the past 15 years the Big Draw  (http://www.thebigdraw.org/) has been growing in popularity.  It all started way back as a one day national event in 2000 to celebrate the act of drawing.  People are often intimidated by even just … Continue reading

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Super Stencils with Sarah

Stencil screen printing made easy with designer Sarah Hamilton Continue reading

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All stitched up at Knit and Stitch

It’s THAT time again, the time when the exhibition hall at Alexandra Palace is invaded by armies of middle-aged women tugging wheeled suitcases to hold the spoils of the show. Ally Pally Grey London City as seen from Alexandra Palace … Continue reading

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Marvellous Morris

A couple of years ago I wrote about a visit to the Red House at Bexley, London which was the former home of the designer and artist Willam Morris.  Recently I was fortunate enough to visit his other home, Kelmscott … Continue reading

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