Celebrating my love of Kent

Celebrating my love of Kent

Since I moved to Kent (almost 3 years ago!) I knew I wanted to do more artwork of this beautiful picturesque county. So last week when I had a spare day I thought I’d make the most of it and do another pen and ink drawing of one of the most picturesque places… one that […]

Remember me?

Remember me?

This week I had an email from someone whose name I didn’t recognise who explained that a few years ago I did a pencil sketch of his sisters house in Repton for him as a gift and he saw the drawing recently in her house and he is soon moving to a new house in […]

Happiness in a tree

Happiness in a tree

I decided a few weeks ago that I wanted a pretty weeping Cherry tree in the garden and finally found one I was pleased with after a bit of searching, which arrived a couple of weeks ago. That gave me time to extend the border I wanted it in. Because I wanted to view it […]

Happy Blog birthday

Happy Blog birthday

When I decided to start writing a blog for my website, I had no idea how long it would be for… I thought I’d try it and see how it progressed..so long as I had something interesting to write about. And it seems that 1137 blog posts later that I still have something to say… […]

Wishing on a very special Kentish tree

Wishing on a very special Kentish tree

Ever since I visited Coldrum Long Barrow Stones near Trottiscliffe in Kent, I’ve been wanting to paint them, and in particular the wishing tree that stands near to the stones. I was told before I went that each ribbon tied to the branches was a wish, that someone had left there…I wasn’t aware how MANY […]

Celebrating the best of Kent

Celebrating the best of Kent

Every so often I see a place I absolutely adore regardless of the time of year, and West Malling is one of those places! Its a village in Kent, and one I first visited whilst on holiday a few years ago. My husband and I did consider it as one of the places we could […]

Stepping up the gold aspect

Stepping up the gold aspect

A few weeks ago I met a woman who lives in the same village as me and since we got on well was invited around to her house for a chat and cup of tea, as women do! And whilst I was there of course I was interested in the artwork and decor of the […]

Happy New Year with a golden touch

Happy New Year with a golden touch

Wishing everyone a Happy New Year and one hopefully full of happiness.. we are all still very aware of the Covid pandemic and how its affecting any plans for the year! And never quite sure if plans are going to get cancelled unexpectedly…. I ended last year on a high regarding sale of artwork and […]

Happy Christmas to all who read this

Happy Christmas to all who read this

As Christmas approaches, I am as always reminded of how the year has progressed and the importance of friends and family. In the cards I’ve sent out I’ve sent my usual summary newsletter summing up the year, and look forward with delight in receiving updates on the year from old family friends, family, old neigbours, […]