Monthly Archives: October 2011

Inspiring soup

First a big apology to any of you who might have followed a link to the Storytelling Centre on my last post and come up with something quite odd. It seems that their Homepage had been hacked. They do know … Continue reading

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Yesterday evening the farm was bathed in the pink light of the setting sun. That’s a good sign right? Shepherd’s delight and all that. So, hopefully no snow just yet. But then this morning it was also bathed in pink … Continue reading

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Little Owl’s Breakfast

We have started doing an on-line drawing surgery at college where we post drawings into a private blog and post comments on each other’s work. I thought I’d start posting my drawings up here too so that I can get … Continue reading

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Not for the faint-hearted

Here is another image from my illustrated map project that I had been working on at college. I got my grades for it today and am very happy with them. There’s always so much more to learn but I’m getting … Continue reading

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Autumn chores

My arch enemies, the rabbits, had dug a big new hole under one of the pine trees at the end of our garden. Yes, actually inside the garden! The new burrow looked quite similar to Peter Rabbit’s burrow under the … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards

My Christmas cards are now on sale in my shop so do go and have a look. They feature my inky drawings of holly and mistletoe. The hand-lettered greeting on the front reads ‘Peace on Earth’. Apologies to those of … Continue reading

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Morning on the farm

Mornings on the farm certainly don’t sound like any pastoral symphony but I like them all the same. We do get the birds. The first birdsong of the day always sounds particularly bright and shiny. This is shortly followed by … Continue reading

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The Knitter Magazine

          LOOK! The very lovely people at the Knitter Magazine featured my sheep book in this month’s issue about British sheep breeds. Welcome to everyone who is visiting this blog as a result of seeing my … Continue reading

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‘S’ is for…

                I think I must have had a hormone surge yesterday. I baked a fruit crumble in the oven for tea thinking it was a chicken pie. The topping is the giveaway I … Continue reading

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Change is afoot

The temperature dropped by 5 degrees this week so it was time to recommission the birdfeeders ready for winter. Little Owl carefully held the plastic funnel as we loaded the feeders with a variety of seeds and nuts. Later in … Continue reading

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