Tag Archives: daffodils

Daffodil meadows

The allotment is a Brexit-free zone. On Saturday, one of the volunteer coordinators was fiercely enforcing it.  As I planted my potatoes, I could hear her shout periodically, “I can hear you. None of that Brexit stuff round here please!” … Continue reading

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Easter

Did you have a lovely Easter? We did. Highlights for me were a meadow full of delicate white and purple fritillaries here in Devon, and banks of wood anemones like little white stars in a wooded glen in Yorkshire. I … Continue reading

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February flowers

The morning Storm Doris blew in I’d put the washing on the line. I heard the news and promptly brought it back in again. Apart from being very windy we seemed to get off lightly. Although we did have a … Continue reading

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Waiting

Phew – Storm Imogen has just swept by! It feels like it hasn’t stopped raining this winter. Yet, there are signs of returning life. Daffodils are out in my pots at the front of the house and the birds are … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

We’re all moved in to our new house but don’t have internet connected yet so in the meantime here’s a quick message from my phone. Happy Easter one and all!

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Drawing block

This is a frog I drew on Friday. I was pretty happy to see him emerge from my pen nib because I’ve had a bit of a drawing block this week. I know, great timing and not in the slightest … Continue reading

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Cats

Today I put washing on the line. That feels like a bold statement but yes, I did. From my parents down in Devon, to Big Dreamer’s Grandma in Lancashire, and then up to us in the Borders, the day seems … Continue reading

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Things that don’t work out

The world of illustration is a funny one in that sometimes things just don’t work out. The illustrator does lots of work but the project just doesn’t quite come together and the illustrations are never seen. Here is an example … Continue reading

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