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Country life

The beginning of Autumn is one of my favourite times in the Cheshire countryside. As a illustrator it is a rich source of both inspiration and relaxation. Watching the colours turn from tones of green to the warmth of the golden colours, I love picking the...

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Dreams and goals

September always feels like a fresh start. Term time starts and the weather turns a little chilly. Its always a time I think for planning. The last quarter of the year you reflect back on your hopes, dreams and goals. I always find the best way is to write...

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Art, dogs, jam a truly British village fete

Today Tilly and I headed off to the Norley village garden fete, this is a traditional village fete in a nearby village in Cheshire. We had kindly been invited to hold a stand and to judge the art section. The marque was full of wonderful home makes, so...

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Summer 2018

We have been so lucky here in the Uk to have had such a wonderful Summer. In July and August we spent a little time in Dorset, Devon and Cornwall. I never fail to be inspired by the quaint cottages, gardens and animals I meet on my travels there. I carry...

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Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton Hello and a warm welcome to my blog. I am really looking forward to sharing my country life, a behind the scenes look into my business, art, embroidery, craft, home...

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