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December Flowers

It is my last visit of the year to Margaret Erskine Wilson’s book Wildflowers of Britain Month by Month. We have reached December and of course in the lead up to Christmas, I had to chose her beautiful illustration of … Continue reading

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November flowers

Rain pounded down all day yesterday. My pink geranium, still flowering copiously in the shelter of the side return, looked a bit absurd against such a grey November backdrop. Funnily enough pink geraniums don’t appear in Margaret Erskine Wilson’s page … Continue reading

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Walking the bounds

My Dad likes to take a “stroll around the block” of an evening. I think that’s an interesting expression because a “block” is an American term. We don’t really have blocks here do we? My Granddad on my Dad’s side … Continue reading

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Inheriting

In a kind of lovely postscript to my last post, I received a brilliant email. I’ll quote a little bit of it:  “…just a quick note to say we moved into your old house a month ago and adore your … Continue reading

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Invitation

Here’s a wedding invitation I designed a while a go for a lovely couple I know. The invitations have just been sent out and it’s great to see them all printed up. It was the valley horticultural society coffee morning … Continue reading

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Plants

My Dad loves to give away plants. If he’s got multiples, can split a root, or take a cutting, it’s yours. Often the plant arrives as a thin stick with one lone leaf if you’re lucky, but shove it in … Continue reading

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A dead bunny

This is a reject illustration from my current project at college. There’s something not right about them. Sort of stiff and uncomfortable and a bit too functional. Today I went to put the washing out and found a baby bunny … Continue reading

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