Gerberoy truely is

Gerberoy truely is

A few years ago my husband and I were returning from a holiday in the south of France, having driven the length of that delightful country, and on the last day before we were due to catch the ferry at Dieppe back to Newhaven we had a few hours to spare but didn’t want to […]

Creating the Artists garden

Creating the Artists garden

Since we moved to this house in Kent almost three years ago we have been working hard on many important jobs in the house and garden, but it is only this last 6 months that I have been able to think more about the new plants I wanted to go in it. Some of them […]

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 […]

Surreal experience…and a first

I’ve had a lot of strange experiences, but I think yesterday was one of the most surreal ones… .. Let me explain…. it started a few weeks ago when I got chatting with a woman who’s house I pass when I go for one of my usual walks around the village.. she’s friendly and we […]

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 […]