Indian Summer

Brilliant blue sky & hot Autumn sun today (Friday). How lovely to be sat basking in the garden. The term Indian summer reached England in the 19th century, during the heyday of the British Raj in India. This led to the mistaken belief that the term referred to the Indian subcontinent. In fact, the Indians in question … More Indian Summer

Cyanotype Cats

For the past three days I have been isolating as I am having an operation today. My right arm. I am right handed. So, I have been busy making some new Cyanotypes which I have made one of them into a new card available in my Etsy Shop. I have only made a few at … More Cyanotype Cats

Pumpkins

I have been growing some mini pumpkins for my window display next week and I have managed to salvaged 3! so today I’ve done a quick photoshoot with the cats and a few images from a couple of years ago to get us it the mood for Autumn.

The little changes

Well today turned out to be a sorcher…an Indian Summer…well, for a few days anyway. The morning was chilly and the cobwebs were glistening with early morning dew. As I cycled past the fields, with their hay stacked high there was a low mist as the sun tried to burn off the chill. A few … More The little changes

Autumn cards

Remember the handmade paper I was making that was inspired by my trips to Brimham Rocks & Breezy Knees? Well it is now dry and I’ve been busy planning out the cards and painting them and the dried leaves and flowers with handmade metallic paint. Creativity takes courage Henri Matisse These are how they look … More Autumn cards

New Lightbox Work

I have been busy in the garden for a few days now and it looks like I haven’t done a thing (although my back & arms know different). Flowers have been dead headed, the Ivy has been trimmed, hedges have been cut and lastly I have been collecting seeds for next years colourful borders. I … More New Lightbox Work

Feeling Mellow

Yellow Have you ever wondered what connotations of colours can mean? Well here are a few positive, negative and how the colour makes you feel. Hope you like the images at the end. Yellow symbolizes: happiness, optimism, positivity, intellect Effects of yellow: clarifies, inspires, amuses, energizes Positive traits: creativity, perception, mentality, warmth Negative traits: cowardice, … More Feeling Mellow