30 Jun 2020

In my last post, I had made studies of these hedgerows plants and combined them into a preparatory drawing on the brink of its journey to be made into a linoprint. The transition from drawing to print proved to be quite a challenge, but one that I enjoyed enormously.

If...

16 Jun 2020

Now the hedgerows are festooned with honeysuckle, generously draping itself over sapling trees and filling the pathways with its pale golden crowns. Bees love it by day and by evening, when the scent swells, moths can detect it from a quarter of a mile away. It is espe...

1 Jun 2020

If there is one thing that defines this period for me it is the birdsong.  The air seemed full of their full throated joy: the Robin, the Blackbird and the Blackcap all sang with such apparent abandon. It seemed so poignant and precious and such a welcome respite amids...